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Posted on: May 17, 2023

All about birding at Everett Public Library

Graphic in greens showing photo of Peregrine Falcon and photo of Brian Zinke.

Pilchuck Audubon Society offers Introduction to Birding in Everett class


EVERETT, WA – Cool and exciting birds are everywhere — even in Everett! Join Brian Zinke, executive director of the Pilchuck Audubon Society, for “An Introduction to Birding in Everett” on Thursday, June 15 at 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave. 


Want to bird watch, but not sure where to start? Interested in finding more interesting birds close to home? Zinke will share information with participants about the many birding hotspots in Everett and give an overview of the general basics of birding. 


Plus, learn about the library’s birding backpacks that will be available this summer provided by Pilchuck Audubon. The kit will include binoculars and birding guides to take home for your own birding adventures. 


Brian Zinke is the Executive Director of the Pilchuck Audubon Society, which serves Snohomish County and Camano Island. His background as a wildlife biologist has taken him across several states, where he's worked to conserve endangered species and species of concern, such as black-footed ferrets and Great Gray Owls. He is passionate about science and conservation, and enjoys backpacking, reading, photography — and birding — in his free time.


This program is free and open to the public. Call 425-257-8000 or visit for more information about this or other library programs. 


The Everett Public Library was founded in 1894 by the Everett Woman's Book Club. The historic Main Library was built in 1934 by architect Carl Gould, and the Evergreen Branch opened in 1985. The library’s two branches serve the residents of the City of Everett and nearby locales, circulating over 600,000 items per year and hosting hundreds of programs for children and adults. We connect the community to resources and services that inform, educate, and entertain. For more information about the Everett Public Library, visit



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