The Eugene Wednesday birders went to Wild Iris Ridge, a relatively new city park in west Eugene off Bailey Hill Road. It was cold. Snow was on the ground at the higher elevations. The birds were hard to find except for Song Sparrows which were abundant. Our complete list is below.
Turkey Vulture – one only Red-tailed Hawk Eurasian Collared-Dove – heard Mourning Dove Acorn Woodpecker – three, it's a good area for Acorns Downy Woodpecker Northern Flicker Steller's Jay California Scrub-Jay American Crow Black-capped Chickadee Red-breasted Nuthatch - heard White-breasted Nuthatch Brown Creeper - several Bewick's Wren – some clicking like California Quail Golden-crowned Kinglet Ruby-crowned Kinglet Western Bluebird – a few American Robin European Starling Fox Sparrow – only two Dark-eyed Junco Golden-crowned Sparrow – only three Song Sparrow – three dozen Lincoln's Sparrow - two Spotted Towhee – several
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