Category: Birding Trips

Alderwood Trail

9 Species Identified Cooper’s Hawk Spotted Towhee American Robin Western Scrub-Jay American Crow Red-tailed Hawk Bufflehead Mallard Great Blue Heron Black-capped Chickadee After a rather bird-less Cape Horn hike, determinedly I set out the next morning to try again. This time at a location closer to home and at an earlier time. I arrived at…

By Audrey January 8, 2015 0

Happy New Birding Year!

Happy New Year! I hope 2015 is a great birding year. I’m feeling ambitious and excited to give it my best. I went hiking at Cape Horn in Washington with some friends on the first day of the year, but it was so cold (at or below freezing – especially with the wind chill) and…

By Audrey January 4, 2015 0

Stub Stewart State Park – First Trip

For my first documented birding trip, I stayed in a cozy cabin at Stub Stewart State Park, 34 miles west of Portland. This woodsy park made for a perfect birding opportunity. The forest is mainly comprised of tall, even-aged Douglas-fir with an under-brush of ferns and (seasonally) leafless vine-maples. I took several lovely walks in…

By Audrey December 28, 2014 0