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Fall Birding on the North Oregon Coast
Explore the diverse habitats and unique ecosystems of Oregon’s north coast as you enjoy daily excursions with expert birders, searching for bald eagles, falcons, wrentits and more.
Rating (5)
Program No. 4894RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
699
Getting There
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At a Glance

Oregon’s north coast is a dramatic combination of forests, wetlands, estuaries, rocky headlands, light houses and quaint towns. This diversity offers an excellent chance to see birds — including raptors such as Peregrine Falcon and Bald Eagle, shorebirds such as Black Turnstone, Surfbird and Pectoral Sandpiper, as well as gulls, cormorants, loons and forest song birds including the unique Wrentit. Experienced naturalists are eager to help you improve your birding skills.
Activity Level
Moderate
Walking up to 1.5 miles daily.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience five days of exploring the North Oregon Coast, visiting prime bird-watching locations of rocky headland, bay, estuary, river, forest and beach habitats.
  • Visit the Historic Cape Meare's lighthouse, walk through an old-growth forest to a secluded cove and conduct a sea watch for pelagic birds.
  • Enjoy evenings with fellow birders reviewing the day’s sightings and brief illustrated talks on bird ID and behaviors, as well as bird sightings expected the next day.

General Notes

All Road Scholar birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1 in the field. We adhere to the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Eric Scheuering
Eric Scheuering joined the staff at the Audubon Society of Portland in July 2014 as the Adult Education Programs Manager. Prior to working for Portland Audubon, Eric spent 15 years as a wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and Oregon Natural Heritage Program. He most recently worked for five years as a middle school science teacher. Eric holds a B.A. in environmental biology from the University of Montana and a master’s in science and teaching, and a secondary teaching certification from Portland State University. Eric leads many educational explorations throughout the U.S.
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