Birdathon Field Trips

Looking for a ready-to-go Birdathon trip?
Check out the many fun options below.

Please Note: You must be a participating "Birdathoner" to go on one of these unique field trips.

Not participating yet? Find out how: Become a Birdathoner

 
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Waughop Lake Birdathon and Poetry Walk - Fort Steilacoom  

May 5, 2019
8:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Education Committee and Board of Directors member Marsha Williams and Executive Director Matt Mega on a guided bird and poetry walk around Waughop Lake at Fort Steilacoom Park. 

with Marsha Williams and Matt Mega

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Birdathon with TAS Charter Members on Mt Rainier 

June 29, 2019
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for a once in a lifetime walk as we celebrate Tahoma Audubon’s Charter members and take a walk in the spectacular Mount Rainier National Park.

with David Richardson and Dale Thompson

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My First Birdathon @ Deadmans POnd  

June 8, 2019
8:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Tahoma Audubon’s Executive Director, Matt Mega as he guides folks through their first (or not) Birdathon experience at Deadman’s

with Executive Director Matt Mega

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360 Park  

June 17, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am

The 360 park is 360 acres of trails and potential birds. Please join us for this short but exciting walk in support of Tahoma Audubon’s Birdathon.

with Melissa Sherwood and Faye McAdams Hands

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Learn to Birdathon

April 17, 24 and May 1
noon to 1:00 (optional walk after)

Visit the Hess Nature Center at lunchtime and learn how to Birdathon.

with Executive Director Matt Mega

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Green River WaterSHED

April 27, 2019
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sign up for a rare opportunity to see the protected watershed managed by Tacoma Water and the source of Tacoma’s drinking water…

with Tyler Patterson, Tacoma Public Utilities
and Diane Yorgason-Quinn

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Mount Rainier to Nisqually

June 29, 2019
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join us for a once in a lifetime walk as we celebrate Tahoma Audubon’s Charter members and bird from Mount Rainier to Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.


with David Richardson

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My First Birdathon @ bresemann forest  

June 15, 2019
8:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Tahoma Audubon’s Executive Director, Matt Mega as he guides folks through their first (or not) Birdathon experience at Breseman Forest area

with Matt Mega

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Tacoma to Moses Lake  

Overnight Field Trip

May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Want to see 130 species in one day?  Join us on our search from Commencement Bay to the Potholes in central WA.

with Marcus Roening, Heather Ballash and Art Wang

 
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Brown Birders: Birders on Bikes

Saturday, May 25
noon to late afternoon


Birds are Diverse and so are Birders! Join us for a biking and birding trip led by folks who are young, friendly and brown. Ride about 15 miles and enjoy nature. Binoculars are provided, bring you bike. New Birders and Brown Birders Especially Welcome!

with Rachael DeSouza

Important registration details:

*Please note: Birdathon field trips are fun and unique fundraising events that differ from our typical education events and field trips, and we ask that you commit to a fundraising goal.

  • Carpooling (and sharing gas costs) is encouraged.

  • Some trips limited to space available. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis.

  • You can register via links listed here or at by calling 253-565-9129 or emailing mmega@tahomaaudubon.org.

Questions?
Contact Matt Mega, Executive Director,
at 253-565-9129 or mmega@tahomaaudubon.org.