Skagit Audubon

Watching birds, protecting habitat, connecting with nature

Field Trip-Johnson/DeBay Slough Swan Reserve* (pre-registration required)

Date: Sat. Mar 25, 2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

*means Washington State Discover Pass required

Saturday, March 25 – Johnson/DeBay Slough Swan Reserve (Wash. State Discover Pass required)

9 am until Noon (pre-registration required, see below, maximum 15 people)

Trip Leaders:  Julie Kinder, and Jeff Osmundson,

Address:  22767 Francis Rd., Mt. Vernon (4.8 miles from Laventure & College Way intersection)

We will be looking for Trumpeter Swans that winter here as well as numerous other waterfowl.  Adjacent trees and brush provide habitat for many species, including sparrows, meadowlarks, flickers, and red-winged blackbirds.  Raptors in the area include eagles, hawks, and harriers.  Dress for the weather, including mud, and bring binoculars and spotting scopes if available.  Carpooling by private arrangement is encouraged and all participants must be fully vaccinated for Covid.  This trip is not accessible, and no restrooms are available.  All parking is at the Francis Road entrance.  Pre-registration is required by using this link:

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Skagit Audubon Society holds monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month except for the months of July and August. We meet at 7:00 pm at Padilla Bay Interpretive Center (Google map), 10441 Bayview-Edison Rd. Mount Vernon. Meetings are open to all.

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