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Red Breasted Sapsucker


If you are new to birding or just new to birding in Washington, a great place to start is with the Great Washington State Birding Trail Maps, found on the Audubon website. We also have physical copies here at the Hess Center.


Popular birding spots in Pierce County include:

Titlow Beach & Park

Wapato Park

Waughop Lake at Fort Steilacoom Park

Adriana Hess Audubon Center

Snake Lake/Tacoma Nature Center

Chambers Creek

Point Defiance Park

Dunes Peninsula Park along Ruston Way

Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually Wildlife Refuge (just over county line into Thurston)

Lake Spanaway

Nathan Chapman Memorial Trail in Puyallup

Farrell's Marsh in Steilacoom

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