Boiler Bay birding

NOTE: All of our Audubon birdwalks are free and open to the public. No prior experience is needed and you do not need to pre-register unless indicated. The walks are led by experienced birders and we provide the free use of binoculars and field guides. Dress for the weather as we hold our birdwalks rain or shine.

Our walks are family friendly and generally are quite easy walks (unless indicated).

~ 2022 ~

COVID Alert: Until the Covid 19 cases decrease, masks may be required at events and we may be unable to have binoculars to loan out. We will post updates that affect our activities for each event here and on our Facebook pages.


 

SEP

Birding Basics - Adult education class

Tuesday and Thursday afternoons Sept 20, 22, 27, and 29 from 1:30 to 3:00pm

Do you find yourself listening to an odd chirp while walking or gardening? Are you fascinated by the random rustlings in the bushes? Do you notice and enjoy the birds in your world, but wish you knew more about these clever and busy neighbors?

This is just the class for you! Participants will learn how birds behave so it will be easier to find, watch, and identify the birds you are seeing.

ASLC instructors Caren Willoughby, Laura Doyle, and Mark Elliot will teach identification, adaptions, and habitat of the birds of the Oregon Coast during this two-week class. Participants will have access to bird guides and binoculars and will learn how to use them. The final day of the class will be a field trip to practice using binoculars and field guides and identify birds in the area.

Click here to register! (Scroll down to Birding Basics)

Location: Oregon Coast Community College North Center, 3788 SE High School Drive, Lincoln City, OR.


 

OCT

Friday, October 7, 9-11am
Lincoln City Bird Walk ~ EXPLORIENCE The Villages Open Space
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EXPLORIENCE The Villages Open Space and Road’s End State Park, one of our most popular bird walks! This easy stroll takes us through meadows, woods, and marshes ultimately arriving at the ocean beach. We should see Black-headed Grosbeaks, warblers, sandpipers and more as we walk through mixed woodlands, forest, marsh, and coastline.

Enjoy the birds of The Villages Open Space and earn your EXPLORIENCE passport token!

Location: Meet on NE Devil’s Lake Blvd up past the golf course entrance. Look for the ASLC sign along the road.

This walk is sponsored by Explore Lincoln City and Lincoln City Parks and Recreation and is led by Lincoln City Audubon.


Saturday, October 8, 9-11am

2nd Saturday Bird Walk ~ Boiler Bay to Devil's Punchbowl
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Join us for a driving tour of prime rocky habitats starting at Boiler Bay State Natural Area, for some excellent seabird watching and possible glimpses at nesting Black Oystercatchers. We’ll continue with stops at Depoe Bay and Otter Crest loop, where we’ll explore the proposed Cape Foulweather rocky habitat complex. Finally, we’ll visit Devil’s Punchbowl where we hope to find Surfbirds, Black Turnstones, and more.

Learn more about our protected nearshore habitats and the birds and other wildlife that depend on them!

Location: Meet in the Boiler Bay parking lot.


 

NOV

Saturday, November 12, 9-11 am
Lincoln City & 2nd Saturday Bird Walk ~ EXPLORIENCE the Salmon River estuary
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Join us for a visit to the mouth of the Salmon River in the Cascade Head Scenic Area. This two-hour walk along the Salmon River starts at Knight Park and wanders through woodlands, marsh, and along the river. We’ll look for grebes, gulls, cormorants, waterfowl, and raptors.

Learn more about our protected estuary habitats and the birds and other wildlife that depend on them! And earn your EXPLORIENCE passport token!

Location: Meet in the Knight Park parking lot.

This walk is sponsored by Explore Lincoln City and Lincoln City Parks and Recreation and is led by Lincoln City Audubon.


 

DEC

Friday, December 2, 9-11 am
Lincoln City Bird Walk ~ EXPLORIENCE Siletz Bay!
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EXPLORIENCE Siletz Bay, our local winter resting grounds for thousands of waterfowl including Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, and American Wigeon. Bald Eagles often put on a show and Great Blue Herons and Great Egrets are always present. We’ll observe from the Taft dock, then drive south along the bay, ending at Salishan Nature Trail (time permitting).

Enjoy the birds of Siletz Bay and collect your EXPLORIENCE passport token! This walk is part of the Explore Lincoln City EXPLORIENCE program.

Location: Meet in the Taft Waterfront parking area.

This walk is sponsored by Explore Lincoln City and Lincoln City Parks and Recreation and is led by Lincoln City Audubon.


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