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Jun 07,2007
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Viewing Report

Bend Area

Plan ahead: The Oregon Field Ornithologists will hold their annual summer meeting and birding field trips in Bend at Central Oregon Community College the weekend of June 22-24: http://www.oregonbirds.org/07annualMeeting.html

Camp Sherman Area: black-backed and three-toed woodpeckers, white-headed woodpeckers and red-naped sapsuckers, green-tailed towhees and fox sparrows

Check out some of the recent forest burn areas around Santiam Pass and the Metolius area to see several woodpecker species including Black-backed and Three-toed Woodpeckers, White-headed Woodpeckers and Red-naped Sapsuckers. Green-tailed Towhees and Fox Sparrows are common understory species where bitterbrush and manzanita occur.

For birdwatchers, the white-headed woodpecker is one of the most sought-after western birds. It is a striking species with a white head and throat and white wing patches that contrast with a coal-black body. 

The Audubon Society: http://www.audubonportland.org/science/wh_woodpecker/document_view  

The Metolius River: http://www.nature.org/wherewework/northamerica/states/oregon/preserves/art6806.html 

Madras Area: waterfowl, upland game birds, raptors, shorebirds, small mammals, deer, pronghorn, coyotes 

The on the Crooked River National Grasslands has a interpretive trail (with an ADA-approved portion) and two blinds where the public can view a variety of waterfowl, upland game birds, raptors, shorebirds, small mammals, and occasionally deer, pronghorn and coyotes. 

Rimrock Springs Wildlife Management Area information and directions: http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/centraloregon/wildlife/sites/29-rimrocksprings.shtml

Prineville Area: waterfowl, shorebirds, raptors including bald and golden eagles, and osprey

The Prineville Reservoir Wildlife Management area offers opportunities to see a wide variety of waterfowl, some shorebirds and raptors including bald and golden eagles, and osprey.

Prineville: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/wildlifearea/prineville.htm

The Dalles: bighorn sheep

Visitors to Lower Deschutes Wildlife Area can see California bighorn sheep on a regular basis upstream of Harris Canyon (RM 12). Access will be by boat or bicycle. Sheep can also be seen on the Deschutes River down the Mack’s Canyon Road down stream of Shearer’s Falls with a major lambing grounds at Beavertail.

The Wildlife Area is located 17 miles east of The Dalles.
Directions: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/wildlifearea/lowerdeschutes.htm 

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