Birding - Late Spring 2020
June 13 – June 18, 2020 – Join Harry Fuller for a chance to see most of the nesting species of Harney County. Common Nighthawks and American White Pelicans will be in the air. Both Eastern and Western Kingbirds will be on territory. Bobolinks should be seen along with water-related birds such as Trumpeter Swan, Black Tern and Wilson’s Phalarope.
Some birds we expect to see on both spring trips include Mountain Bluebird, Sagebrush Sparrow, Brewer’s Sparrow, Horned Lark, Franklin’s Gull, Short-eared and Burrowing Owl, Swainson’s and Ferruginous Hawk, Golden Eagle, numerous harriers, Marsh, Canyon and Rock Wrens, Loggerhead Shrike, Sage Thrasher, Yellow-headed Blackbird, White-faced Ibis in large numbers, Long-billed Curlew, Willet I breeding plumage, Eared Grebe in breeding plumage. Nesting ducks could include Blue-winged Teal and Canvasback.
Arrive on June 13th in time for dinner, leave after breakfast on the 18th. All meals and accommodations provided by Field Station.
Harry Fuller has lived in Oregon since 2007. He has been leading birding trips and teaching bird classes since the 1980’s He annually leads birding trips for Klamath Bird Observatory, Road Scholar and Golden Gate Autubon.
author of: San Francisco’s Natural History: Sand Dunes to Streetcars:
author of Great Gray Owls of CA-OR-WA:
author of Freeway Birding: freewaybirding.com
birding website: http://www.towhee.net
my birding blog: atowhee.wordpress.com