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November 11, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Field Trip: Advanced Waterfowl Identification at Sauvie Island with Brodie Cass Talbott *FULL*

Many of our ducks present unique identification challenges. This field trip will focus on lookalikes and female plumages, as we visit the various waterfowl-rich habitats of Sauvie Island. 

We’ll start at the Eastside Viewing Platform before visiting several other waterfowl hotspots. 

All participants will drive themselves and will need a Sauvie Island ODFW Parking PassCome dressed for the weather, rain or shine! 

All COVID-19 safety protocols dictated by the Oregon Health Authority will be followed on our programs. Masks are mandatory.

$45 – $65

Join us for The World of Waterfowl Digital Class Series

Take what you learn in this series of waterfowl classes out and into the field! Just in time for the return of millions of wintering waterfowl, this three-part series of standalone classes provides everything you need to know to understand and identify the multitude of different Oregon waterfowl.

Understanding Waterfowl
  • October 27, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Beginning Waterfowl Identification
  • November 3, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Advanced Waterfowl Identification
  • November 10, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
A flock of Snow Geese taking off from the water.
Snow Geese, photo by Scott Carpenter

Identify waterfowl like a pro!

Step up your waterfowl identification with a visit to the largest wintering ground for ducks, geese, and swans in the Portland area.


Trip Details

  • Leader: Brodie Cass Talbott
  • Date and time: November 11, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Fee: $45 members / $65 non-members

  • Limited to 10 participants


November 11, 2021
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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