Calling All Bird Photographers!

Current news and information:


Red-breasted Sapsucker
First place in 2015 Photo Contest ~ Red-breasted Sapsucker by Rex Guichard

Pilchuck Audubon's competitive birding event will be taking place during the month of May. The Big Month for the species count competition will take place anywhere in Washington over the month of May. The Big Day species competition will be any 24 hour period during May 20 - 23. The photography contest will have two sections. Big World, Big Year is for photos taken anywhere in the world from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2016. Washington Big Month is for photos taken during May in Snohomish County and Camano Island. See the Birdathon Page for more details.

Teams! Count those Eagles! Special award for the most seen.

Pilchuck Audubon is grateful to the following organizations for donating prizes to the Birdathon.  Please give them your support!


                   ~Everett and Monroe                ~Sno-Isle Food Co-op, Everett

                 ~Arlington                                        ~ Stanwood

~Arlington, Everett, Lake Stevens, Marysville

US Forest Service Plans Massive Timber Sale in South Fork Stillaguamish Watershed

Pilchuck partners with Skykomish Valley Environmental and 

Economic Alliance (SVENA) to protect May Creek

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New website features:

The results of the 2015 Christmas Bird Counts are in!

Feeding Hummingbirds in the Winter--Wally Davis

People of PAS -- Paula Parsons

Photo Gallery -- David Richman, Edmonds

(The gallery will feature a Pilchuck photographer every few months.  If you would like to submit photos, please contact

Close Encounters of the Bird Kind -- Ken Longley

(This page features writings about birds.  If you have had a magical birding moment, consider writing it up and submitting it to

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