Maps

Here are some maps of popular birding spots around Washington State. If you know of good maps not listed here, please email webmaster@wos.org

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Map of the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge – Map of the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually NWR in Thurston County, Washington.

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Discovery Park Map – Map for Discovery Park in Seattle, Washington.

Matt Dufort’s Annotated Map of Discovery Park – Matt Dufort’s annotated map of Discovery Park.

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Lake Sammamish Map – Map of Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah, Washington.

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Magnuson Park Map – Map for Magnuson Park in Seattle, Washington.

Birding Spots in Magnuson Park – Scott Ramos’s map of birding spots in Magnuson Park in Seattle, Washington. (Click on the teardrops to see the name for the spot in left-hand panel.)

Marymoor Park Map – Map of Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington

Connie Sidles’ map of the Montlake Fill – Connie Sidles has a website about Seattle’s Montlake Fill that includes a great map.

Union Bay Natural Area Map – Center for Urban Horticulture’s Map for Union Bay Natural Area, aka Montlake Fill, in Seattle, Washington. Larry Hubbell notes that the E5 parking lot is now a wetland. Also, Douglas Road leading to E5 no longer exists: it has been planted and is becoming a natural area.

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Neah Bay Area – Birding spots in the Neah Bay area, including downtown, Cape Flattery, Wa’atch Valley, Hobuck Beach and the fish hatchery. Neah Bay is in Clallam County in the far northwest corner of Washington State. (Click on the teardrop to see the name of the spot in the left panel. Or you can click on a name in the left panel to see where that spot is located on the map.)

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Bob Morse’s Map of Ocean Shores – Map of Ocean Shores, Washington birding spots from Bob Morse’s book A Birder’s Guide to Coastal Washington.

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Map of WDFW’s Skagit Wildlife Area Headquarters Unit – Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Skagit Wildlife Area’s Headquarters Unit. (Click on the + or – in upper left corner to zoom in or zoom out.)

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Larry Hubbell’s Union Bay Map – Larry’s list of notable bird spots surrounding Union Bay in Seattle. (Click on a teardrop to see in the panel on the left the name or description of the spot.) His blog chronicling this area is at https://unionbaywatch.blogspot.com/

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Map of Vashon Natural Areas – Map of Vashon Island’s Natural Areas with list of birding spots. Vashon Island is in King County, Washington.

NOTE: Another place to look for maps of birding areas is A Birder’s Guide to Washington, 2nd Edition, which is online at https://wabirdguide.org. (Go to Content and Comments and click on the geographic area you are interested in. The maps are embedded in the text, though you can click on a map for a pop up that you can save.)