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 2273
Volunteers 140 volunteers
6339 hours
Unique Species Observed 189

Top 5 Abundant Bird Species

Current Year Last Year at This Time All Time
Anna's Hummingbird 39 66 4258
Song Sparrow 37 90 8831
American Crow 28 38 6969
Black-capped Chickadee 27 43 5565
Pacific Wren 27 39 2539

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.

January February March April May June
July August September October November December