Gold Beach Birdwatching

Dear Siskiyou Field Institute Participant:

You are registered to participate in Birdwatching Sea to Forest on the Lower Rogue River Trail with Russ Namitz on April 25. Please arrive to sign in and meet your instructor by 7:30 a.m. Class will conclude by 3:00 p.m.

Tentative Course itinerary*:

7:30 am – South jetty parking lot of Gold Beach for sea watch.

9:30 am – Gold Beach harbor & marina

10:30 am – Jerry’s Flat (short hike in scrub/riparian habitat)

12:00 pm -Lunch & then medium hike (<2 miles roundtrip) along Rogue River Walk Trail

2:30 pm – Sevey’s private bird feeders (Hunter Creek Loop)

3:00 pm – End field trip

Suggested reading: Suggested texts include, but are not limited to:

The Sibley Guide to Birds by David Allen Sibley; National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America by Dunn & Alderfer.Russ Namitz on April 25.

Gold Beach, Curry, US-OR
Apr 25, 2015 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
25.0 mile(s)
Comments: Siskiyou Field Institute birding field trip. Birded Gold Beach marina, south jetty, Ophir pasture, Jerry’s Flat and Huntley Campground.  72 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose X
Mallard X
Ring-necked Duck X
Surf Scoter X
Bufflehead X
Common Merganser X
Red-breasted Merganser X
California Quail X
Wild Turkey X
Red-throated Loon X
Pacific Loon X
Common Loon X
Horned Grebe X
Western Grebe X
Double-crested Cormorant X
Pelagic Cormorant X
Brown Pelican X
Great Blue Heron X
Great Egret X
Turkey Vulture X
Osprey X
Red-tailed Hawk X
American Coot X
Killdeer X
Whimbrel X
Least Sandpiper X
Common Murre X
Pigeon Guillemot X
Western Gull X
California Gull X
Herring Gull X
Glaucous-winged Gull X
Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) X
Caspian Tern X
Band-tailed Pigeon X
Eurasian Collared-Dove X
Mourning Dove X
Allen’s Hummingbird X
Northern Flicker X
Pacific-slope Flycatcher X
Black Phoebe X
Steller’s Jay X
Western Scrub-Jay X
American Crow X
Common Raven X
Violet-green Swallow X
Barn Swallow X
Cliff Swallow X
Black-capped Chickadee X
Chestnut-backed Chickadee X
Bushtit X
Brown Creeper X
Pacific Wren X
Marsh Wren X
Golden-crowned Kinglet X
Wrentit X
American Robin X
European Starling X
Orange-crowned Warbler X
Common Yellowthroat X
Black-throated Gray Warbler X
Wilson’s Warbler X
Savannah Sparrow X
Song Sparrow X
White-crowned Sparrow X
Golden-crowned Sparrow X
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon) X
Western Tanager X
Red-winged Blackbird X
Purple Finch X
Red Crossbill X
American Goldfinch X
House Sparrow X

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