Volunteer: Bluebird Blitz 2

04/10/2024 07:00 AM - 09:00 AM PT


  • Free


Red Mill Farm Preserve
290 Valley Farms Road
Friday Harbor, WA 98250


Our second Bluebird Blitz of the year—as a volunteer community scientist, you’ll get assigned an area on San Juan Island to search for Western bluebirds to assess where they have returned to from spring migration.


Become an independent community scientist during our second Bluebird Blitz of the year, led by SJPT’s Special Projects Director, Kathleen Lewis.

After registering, we will email you further details, but all participants should plan to meet at Red Mill Farm Preserve, at 7:00am on Wednesday, April 10th. After meeting with other volunteers, everyone will receive a San Juan Island territory, that combined with other volunteers, provides coverage across San Juan Island. Once assigned, we will head out and count as many Western Bluebirds (WEBLs) as we can. If you’re not familiar with identifying WEBLs—no worries, we will pair you with someone who is.

The blitz will not last more than 2 hours, total. Binoculars and transportation are necessary. Further details will be e-mailed to you prior to the event.

  • Date: Wednesday, 4/10/2024 (weather dependent)
  • Time: 7:00am–9:00am
  • Location: Various locations around San Juan Island. Meet at Red Mill Farm first.
  • Bring: Binoculars and your own transportation method
  • Leader: SJPT Special Projects Director Kathleen Lewis

Questions? Email Jack Russillo, SJPT Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator

Please note:

This event is limited to the first 10 people who sign up. (You can join the waiting list when you sign up if capacity has been reached. If there are cancellations, we will contact the next in line as soon as possible.)

All participants are required to sign an SJPT liability waiver. Please ensure that everyone you register, including yourself, has filled out our online waiver in English or en Español (required as part of the registration process).

Todos los participantes deben firmar una exención de responsabilidad del SJPT. Asegúrese de que todas las personas que registre, incluido usted mismo, hayan completado nuestra exención en línea en inglés o en español (requerido como parte del proceso de registro).

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