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June 23 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

The Bird Days of Summer: Bike & Bird – Slough Run with FBC.PDX

Grab your bikes and join us and our friends from FBC.PDX for a relaxing, early morning ride that takes you through Vanport Wetlands, Raceway Ponds, Smith and Bybee Wetlands, and Force Lake. We will be biking at a birders’ (read: SLOW) pace that will allow us all to see and enjoy, and seek out some special species you might not have spotted before.

This event is reserved for people who identify as BIPOC, queer, and or disabled, neurodivergent, or chronically ill. Beginner birders this event is also reserved for you, join in!

Meet at Delta/Vanport Park and Ride at around 8 a.m. where we will start a 8-mile loop that will take us back to Delta Park. Bring water, snacks, lock, helmet and comfy shoes. Beginners are welcomed, and binoculars will be provided (please let us know ahead of time!). This event is open to birders of all levels, especially to people new to Bird Alliance of Oregon!


We are a volunteer run birding club dedicated to promoting inclusivity in birding. Our mission is to provide free, safe, and accessible opportunities for historically underserved communities to learn about birding and find community. Join our email listserv, follow us on Instagram, and more via our website! 

Bike and bird the slough!

Join Bird Alliance of Oregon’s Education and Conservation Team for The Bird Days of Summer, a series of super beginner-friendly programs for anyone curious about birds in nature. We’re combining community-building, exploration, and fun to create safe spaces for people to get to know each other as well as the birds. Binoculars will be provided, and we’ll begin each program with a short “how-to” to help you get started.


The Bird Days of Summer Field Trip Details

  • Date: June 23, 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.


June 23
8:00 am - 11:30 am
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Tara Lemezis