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June 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Field Trip: Beginning Birding at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge with Laura Whittemore *FULL*

New to birding? Come spend time in the field with an experienced birder ready to help you identify birds by sight, sound, and behavior and improve your skills. Get to know each site’s birdlife in a relaxed educational setting.

The biologically rich wetlands, fields, and forest of this wildlife refuge host numerous resident and migrant birds. Get to know different species of songbird, swallow, woodpecker, waterfowl, raptor, and whatever else flies our way. A morning at this refuge learning about birds is a great way to start the day!

We’ll walk a loop trail taking us through open floodplains and fields, coniferous forest, and oak woodland in a quest to find and identify resident and migrant birds by sight, sound, behavior, and habitat.

The trail is wide and flat with no elevation gain save for walking a brief gentle slope at the beginning and end of the trail.


$45 – $65

Learn to ID birds in the field!

This field trip is intended for beginners. Join Laura Whittemore to learn about how to identify birds by sight and sound at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.


Field Trip Details

  • Date: June 19, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Class fee: $45 members / $65 non-members
  • Limited to 10 participants

Mandatory guidelines: 

  • Stay home if you or a member in your household have any symptoms, or if you have been in contact with anyone with these symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • Everyone drive on their own, with members of their household
  • Everybody must wear a face covering at all times
  • Everybody remain at least 6 feet apart at all times
  • No more than 10 people, plus the instructor
  • Destinations must be within 50 miles of Portland
  • Only go to locations with plenty of room to stay safe:
    • Wide, open spaces are best
    • No crowded trails – limit to early morning walks and/or weekdays
    • Prioritize trails that are one-directional
    • Prioritize locations with trails at least 6-feet wide


June 19, 2021
8:00 am - 11:00 am
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$45 – $65


OR United States
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$45 – $65


Erin Law