Outdoor Seattle

What Is That Bird In Your Backyard

Great Blue HeronThe National Audubon Society is absolutely one of the best places to start.  Its main focus is the preservation and study of bird species and takes a lead role in educating us about the amazing birds that surround us. Membership in the Audubon Society brings you into a community of over 600,000 members, with community-level chapters, and offices in twenty-seven U.S. states. The Audubon Society sponsors a broad range of educational programs for both adults and children. Since the 1930s, scientists have been using the Audubon Society’s sanctuaries as places to study animals, ecosystems, and the effects human activities are having on each of them.

Seward Park Audubon Center

5902 Lake Washington Blvd S

Seattle, WA 98118

Phone: 206-652-2444


Seward Park Audubon Activity Calendar

Seattle Neighborhood Bird Walks

Field Trips

Finding a Birding Site


Adriana Hess Audubon Center

2917 Morrison Road West

University Place, WA 98466

Phone: 253-565-9278


Adriana Hess Audubon Activity Calendar


Dungeness River Audubon Center

Railroad Bridge Park 2151 Hendrickson Rd

Sequim, WA 98382

Phone: 360-681-4076


Related Web Sites

The Institute for Bird Populations Web site, at http://www.birdpop.org, provides information on the institute’s research, publications, internships, training and membership. The organization is dedicated to the research and understanding of bird populations worldwide.

Partners in Flight U.S. Web site, at http://www.partnersinflight.org, provides information on resources, meetings and events; and gives insight on bird conservation planning.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Web site, at http://www.epa.gov, contains information on educational resources, laws, business opportunities, key topics (such as air and pollutants), and updates on legislative policies.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Web site, at http://www.fws.gov, provides information on the federal department that works to protect wildlife, including the populations and habitats of more than 800 species of birds.

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