Field Trip 2 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course

Field trip: Introduction to the Natural World Course

Field Trip 2 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course - Magnuson Park

We will be looking and listening for both migratory and resident birds in breeding plumage as they seek potential mates and set up territories for nesting. Bring binoculars; field guides are optional.

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Meet at 8:00 AM at the first parking lot on the North Side of 65th Street as you enter the south entrance to the park.  Meet by the information boards near the start of Frog Pond Trail.

 

We will be looking and listening for both migratory and resident birds in breeding plumage as they seek potential mates and set up territories for nesting.  Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have

 

After this field trip you may identify these species and more:

1. Red-winged Blackbird
2. Vaux’s Swift
3. Bald Eagle
4. Tree Swallow
5. Madrone
6. Yellow Pond-lily
7. Pacific Chorus Frog
8. California Hazelnut
9. Thread-waisted Wasp
10. Indian Plum
11. Black Twinberry
12. Northern Flicker



Route/Place

Magnuson Park


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

binoculars

If you don't have binoculars, email the trip leader to see if they might be able to bring an extra pair.

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