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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Eide Road Preserve Map – Map of Eide Road Preserve, aka Skagit Wildlife Area’s Leque Island Unit in Stanwood, Washington.

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

Leque Island Unit Map – Map of Skagit Wildlife Area’s Leque Island Unit (aka Eide Road) in Stanwood, 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

Montlake Fill Map (large version) – The smaller original came from Connie Sidles’ website.

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.)

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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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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Locator map of WDFW’s Skagit Wildlife Area Headquarters Unit (aka Wylie Slough) southwest of Conway, Washington. The second map is a satellite view of the preserve with boundaries and parking areas indicated.

Downloadable map of Spencer Island in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington.

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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/

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

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West Hylebos Wetlands Park in Federal Way, 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.)

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