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 262
Volunteers 39 volunteers
918 hours
Unique Species Observed 126

Top 5 Abundant Bird Species

Current Year Last Year at This Time All Time
American Crow 10 6 1094
Song Sparrow 9 7 502
Glaucous-winged x Western Gull 5 0 126
Anna's Hummingbird 5 5 292
Rock Pigeon 4 4 409

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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