Birds of Edmonds

Edmonds is stop #1 on the Cascades Loop of “The Great Washington State Birding Trail” map. The trail includes seven loops, highlighting the best birding sites throughout the state. Visit prime birding locations in Edmonds, such as Puget Sound waterfront, the Edmonds Marsh, Yost Park and other natural areas. Edmonds offers birders a wide variety of habitats: salt water, fresh water, wetlands, fields, ravines, woods, and lots of back yards! In a typical year, almost 200 species are seen. Learn more about birds in Edmonds in the Bird Lore column at


Visit the Edmonds Discovery Programs webpages for current checklists and other resources.