Discovery Park

Discovery Park is the largest city park in Seattle and has been a Neighborhood Bird Project site since October 2003. Situated on Magnolia Bluff overlooking Puget Sound, Discovery Park offers spectacular views of both the Cascade and the Olympic Mountain ranges. Surveys take place on the first Saturday of each month and features protected tidal beaches, open meadow lands, dramatic sea cliffs, and forest groves. Birders of all levels are welcome.


By The Numbers

Earliest Survey In Database: October 4, 2003
Survey Stops 98
Survey Loops 13
Surveys Conducted 1463
Volunteers 96 volunteers
3224 hours
Unique Species Observed 185

Abundant Bird Species

Current Year Last Year at This Time All Time
Song Sparrow 155 0 5785
Black-capped Chickadee 145 0 3516
Bewick's Wren 116 0 2065
American Robin 116 0 5408
American Crow 106 0 4942

Park Data

A running 12-months of data is available to view. If you are interested in accessing the full dataset, please contact the Science Manager to inquire.

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