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Nisqually NWR Guided Weekend Walks, May 4-5

Common Yellowthroat

Saturday, April 20, 8:30 am – 12 noon Birds of a Feather: Take Flight on a Bird Walk With spring migration in full swing, the Refuge is all aflutter! Experience the thrill of seeing swallows (four different species) or the “wichity wichity” of the common yellowthroat. Join experienced birder Eric Slagle for a guided walk full of the sights and sounds of ... Read More »

Guided Nature Walk, Nisqually NWR, Apr. 28

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Sunday, April 28, 10 to 11:30 a.m. It’s in Your Nature: Exploring the Wild From bitterns to butterflies, chickadees to crabapples, the Refuge is home to many types of wildlife. Join naturalist Donna Snow on a nature walk that is sure to teach you something new about the creatures of the Refuge. Meet in the Visitor Center. Visit the Nisqually National Wildlife ... Read More »

Nisqually NWR Evening Bird Walk, Apr. 23

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Tuesday, April 23, 3 pm – 7 pm Birds of a Feather: Take Flight on a Bird Walk Many species of birds — from the tiny Rufous Hummingbird to the majestic Bald Eagle — nest on the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Check out the avian beauty with longtime birder Shep Thorp, who knows the Refuge backwards and forwards. On this guided walk, ... Read More »

Nisqually NWR Guided Weekend Walks, Apr. 20-21

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Saturday, April 20, 8:30 am – 12 noon Birds of a Feather: Take Flight on a Bird Walk Experience the thrill of seeing a Peregrine Falcon (the world’s fastest bird) or of hearing a woodpecker pecking away (up to 20 pecks per second). Join experienced birder David Richardson for a guided walk full of the sights and sounds of one ... Read More »

Nisqually NWR Guided Weekend Walks, Apr. 13-14

Red-breasted Sapsucker

Calling all wanna-be birders, photographers, and local history buffs, the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge as some fun in store for you this weekend. Saturday, April 13, 8:30 am – 12 noon Birds of a Feather: Take Flight on a Bird Walk Experience the thrill of seeing a Peregrine Falcon (the world’s fastest bird) or of hearing a woodpecker pecking away ... Read More »

Nisqually NWR Guided Weekend Walks, Apr. 6-7

The Common Yellowthroat Warbler is commonly seen near the muck of marsh and lakeshore vegetation. These birds will respond to "pishing" and will pop out of cover for just a moment before heading back into their hideouts.

Birds, butterflies, botany — the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is a one-stop station for all outdoors enthusiasts. Saturday, April 6, 10 am – 1 pm Birds of a Feather: Take Flight on a Bird Walk With spring migration in full swing, the Refuge is all aflutter. Experience the thrill of seeing swallows (four different species) or the “wichity wichity” of the ... Read More »

Nisqually NWR Weekend Walks in April

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If you haven’t visited the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, you owe it to yourself to make a visit — several visits. What better way to see the refuge than through a guided walk with the experts that love the area and devote their time and energy to making it a better place and a place we can all enjoy. The ... Read More »

Wednesday Walks at Nisqually NWR

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Every Wednesday morning at 8 a.m., local experts and amateur birders meet at the visitor’s center to take a walk together down the boardwalk of the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. They’re a great group of people who’d love for you to join them. Group leaders carry spotting scopes (one-eyed binoculars set on a tripod) and allow to use them to ... Read More »

Wednesday Walks at Nisqually NWR

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Every Wednesday morning at 8 a.m., local experts and amateur birders meet at the visitor’s center to take a walk together down the boardwalk of the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. They’d love for you to join them. There are no high hills and no mud to slough through; there is only the weather to contend with on this walk. January ... Read More »

Go WILD this Weekend at Nisqually, Rainier, NW Trek

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Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Birds of Nisqually, Saturday, May 19, 9 – 11 a.m. From the tiny Rufous Hummingbird to the majestic Bald Eagle, there are a TON of bird species nesting on the Refuge.  Take a walk with longtime birder and outdoors enthusiast Phil Kelley, he knows where the nests are and will be happy to fill your head with ... Read More »

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