Pilchuck Audbubon birding trips planned in May

The Pilchuck Audubon Society has scheduled the following guided birding trips for May. See http://pilchuckaudubon.org/ for more information.

May 6, Snoqualmie River Valley, Monroe to Carnation: Meet at 8 a.m. at the Monroe park-and-ride on U.S. 2, a half-mile west of the fairgrounds. Pack a lunch. Trip leader is Virginia Clark, 360-435-3750.

May 13, Cle Elum area: Meet at 6:30 a.m. at the Monroe park-and-ride on U.S. 2, a half-mile west of the fairgrounds. You may see red-naped sapsuckers, northern goshawks, calliope hummingbirds, western and mountain bluebirds, magpies, vesper sparrows, and Cassin’s finch on this all-day trip. Pack a lunch. Trip leader is Virginia Clark, 360-435-3750.

May 20, Camano Island: Meet at 8 a.m. at Quilceda Village Walmart lot west of Marysville (I-5 exit 200). Park near Quilceda Blvd. next to I-5. Visit Triangle Cove, Eide Road, English Boom, Iverson Spit and more. Pack a lunch. Trip leader is Virginia Clark, 360-435-3750.

May 27, Leavenworth area: Meet at 6:30 a.m. at Monroe park-and-ride on U.S. 2, a half-mile west of the fairgrounds. Trip goes up Icicle Creek looking for calliope hummingbirds and lazuli buntings in Camas Meadows. Pack a lunch. Trip leader is Virginia Clark, 360-435-3750.

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