Golden Gardens Park

Golden Gardens, located on the shoreline in Ballard, and has been a Neighborhood Bird Project site since October 2000. Golden Gardens offers strolls along a rugged coastline, hikes through forest trails, sunbathing on sandy beaches, fishing from a pier and a boat launch consisting of 300' of shoreline at south end of park. Surveys take place on the first Sunday of each month and birders of all levels are welcome.


By The Numbers

Earliest Survey In Database: October 8, 2000
Survey Stops 6
Survey Loops 1
Surveys Conducted 210
Volunteers 30 volunteers
540 hours
Unique Species Observed 123

Top 5 Abundant Bird Species

Current Year Last Year at This Time All Time
American Crow 50 28 877
Song Sparrow 27 19 355
Glaucous-winged Gull 22 16 656
Black-capped Chickadee 19 11 349
Rock Pigeon 16 8 324

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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