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Program Night: Songbirds from the South

Join us for our special Bird-A-Thon promotion night with Merlin Falcon Foundation President and Wildlife Biologist, David Drummond, and his special program on songbirds. Special preview of bird and nature prints entered in the BirdAThon silent auction to be held on May 22! - Apr 24

  • Program Night
When April 24, 2008
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Contact Name Sunny Walter
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Contact Phone 425-271-1346
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Come one, come all!  Join us for our special Bird-A-Thon promotion night. We are pleased to have David Drummond, Merlin Falcon Foundation President and Wildlife Biologist, join us with a special program on songbirds.

David’s presentation will include birdsongs, an overview of bird migration, field ID, and habitat associations of songbird families including: Flycatchers, Vireos, Thrushes, Warblers, Swifts and Swallow families.  He concludes with how we can help these "jewels of the bird world" to survive on their energetic island hopping path as they migrate north in the spring.  David will also bring his Merlin Falcon Foundation education exhibit so that people are aware that songbirds in riparian/upland habitats are part of Merlin ecology too.

David has been a professional biologist, naturalist and educator in Washington State since 1974.  He also leads bird and wildlife tours on land and cruise ships around the world.  It is his delight to share with people and help catalyze their nature awareness!


Wilson' WarblerWilson's Warbler © Gary Luhm Mr. Drummond is principal investigator on the Coastal Forest Merlin Project in its 25th year, supported by the Merlin Falcon Foundation 501(C)(3).  Their mission is, "to investigate Merlin life history and educate by involving people in this raptors conservation stewardship."  He is in currently in the beginning stages of a national Merlin book manuscript for publication of citizen-scientist study findings.

Please join us Thursday, April 24, for this inspiring and lively program that both educates and motivates people’s involvement. Come at 6:30 for the social hour and print exhibition.  Enjoy a brief monthly meeting and refreshments from 7:00 to 7:45, followed by David’s stimulating presentation.

The social hour, meeting, and presentation are free and open to the public
Invite a friend or anyone who wants to know more about songbirds, bird migration, or Bird-A-Thon.

Birdathon Silent Auction Preview
Please also invite anyone who wants to preview the lovely photographs donated by our  Photo Group for the May 22 silent auction.

Directions to Northlake Unitarian Universalist Church, 308 4th Ave. S. (corner of 4th Ave. S. and State). Take I-405 exit 18 (NE 85th, Kirkland).  Drive west on Central Way to 3rd St. (stoplight). Turn left (south) on 3rd St. and follow it as it bears left and changes name to State St.  Turn left on 4th Ave S.


The mission of Eastside Audubon is to protect, preserve and enhance natural ecosystems and our communities for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people.