The Bird Group of Claims were known to consist of the Red Bird, BlackBird, and SnowBird claims that were operated by the Wayside Mines in 1905.There were additionally discovered by John Seigfried, William Baer, and C.H. Clendenin in 1900. These claims were rather stated to have been operated on Steep Mountain of Snohomish County Washington. Statements had stated that the RedBird and BlackBird were determined to be the locations of Red Cross No. 1 and Red Cross No. 2 filed in 1885. An adit was driven for a distance of 145 feet, and is known to follow a shear zone that contains 1 or 2 quartz veins. Much of the quartz veins within this area are considered to be vuggy and limonitic, and ranges in thickness from half an inch to 3 feet. A chip sample was reported to have been taken at distance of 45 feet from the portal that assayed only traces of gold, silver, and copper. For the most part it was stated that trenching was done at the top of this outcropping within a hornblende quartz diorite that was 1 1/2 feet thick. The quartz, and surrounding country rock that contained small scattered grains of pyrite was also stated to be iron oxide stained with no sulfides.