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Lunch with the Birds

Photo of a group of people looking in the sky at birds through binoculars.Join Jackson Bottom staff and volunteers for Lunch with the Birds! Every Wednesday, January through June, from Noon to 1 pm. Location varies, featuring a different City of Hillsboro Park or natural area each month. For bird watchers of all levels and ages. Come and learn identification tips and natural history facts for our local wildlife. Bring binoculars and a field guide if you have them, loaner binoculars are available if you don’t. We meet rain or shine and spend our time outside! Some parks have shelter from the rain but be prepared for the weather. Free. No pre-registration required.

Dates: January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Location: Orchard Park 20900 NW Amberwood Drive
Description: Riparian and forest birds along upper Rock Creek. 

Dates: February 7, 14, 21, 28
Location: Orenco Woods Nature Park 7100 NE Birch Street
Description: Local woodpeckers and wintering visitors.

Dates: March 7, 14, 21, 28
Location: Valley Memorial Park Cemetery 3809 SE Tualatin Valley Highway
Description: Late winter waterfowl & early spring arrivals on lower Rock Creek.

Dates: April 4, 11, 18, 25
Location: Dairy Creek Park 515 SW 17th Avenue
Description: Mixed woodland along Dairy Creek attracts migrating & nesting songbirds.

Dates: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Location: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve 2600 SW Hillsboro Highway
Description: Buntings, thrushes, pelicans, something new each week!

Dates: June 6, 13, 20, 27
Location: Shadywood Park 535 NE 24th Avenue
Description: Birds of prey and prey birds.

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