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Refuge Wildlife Report

PromoSmallPintailThe Refuge Wildlife Report is a monthly compilation of Refuge Biologist reports, entries in our Wildlife Sightings Log and updates from the Willamette Valley Birder's list serve. To report sightings of your own, either submit our online Wildlife Sighting Report, or add your entry to our Wildlife Sightings Log at the Refuge Headquarters Office. 

May 2014 - June 2014

Date  Time  Sighting  Location  Comments 
5/2  10:00 am 1 American Bittern Scrape Pond on Bruce Road
 
5/5  2:30 pm Gopher Snake, Turkey Vulture, Red-breasted Sapsucker Woodpecker Loop  
5/7  --- Yellow Warbler Office Area  
5/15  10:30 am California Quail North Entrance off Hwy 99  
5/16  7:00 am American Coot with young, American Bittern, and Virginia Rail with young Scrape Pond on Bruce Road  
5/20    11:00am   Family of Gray Jays   Mill Hill near Gray Creek    
5/21   4:15pm   Bobcat hunting along hedgerow  Field 16 (just east of Cabell Barn)   
5/23   12:15pm  4 Western Bluebirds  On branch in office pond   
 5/31  3:00pm  Mature Bald Eagle and possible immature Osprey  Cabell Marsh   
6/1  1:00pm  1 mature and 1 juvenile Bald Eagle  Cabell Marsh   
         
6/1    Lazuli Buntings heard   Woodpecker Loop & by Turtle Flats restrooms   
6/6    Western Bluebird     
6/7  11:00am  30-50 Roosevelt Elk  Close to 99W entrance   
6/7  11:00am   2 Lazuli Buntings  Woodpecker Loop, near the viewing deck.  
6/7  12:20pm   American Robin   In woods by muddy creek    The lowly robin is so common it probably rarely gets reported, but their presence is delightful! 
         
6/8  10:40am  Wrentit   Cabell Marsh Overlook  Heard singing down the hill multiple times. 
6/8  11:30am   Spotted Towhee, large hawk, frogs and 2 snakes  Mill Hill Trail and beaver pond areas   
6/11  10:00am  Bobcat    S. of Cabell along road   
 6/14  1:30pm  Cedar Waxwing and Acorn Woodpeckers  Outside store   
 6/18  9:00am  Elk herd   Field near Turtle Flats   ~31 
 6/19   2:30pm  Blue Heron, Baby Swallows  Cabell Marsh   
6/26   11:00am  Bobcat   Field below office   

   

Page Photo Credits — Pintail, George Gentry/USFWS
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2014
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