Arock

Home » Birding Locations » Malheur County » Hwy 95 Area

Bogus Lakes

More Info Directions

Burns Junction

More Info Directions

Bone Creek Canyon (Sheephead Mountains) & Crooked Creek Reservoir

More Info Directions

Jordan Valley

More Info Directions

Dinwitty Lane and Wroten Road

More Info Directions

Oregon Canyon Road and Oregon Canyon Mountains

More Info Directions

Danner Loop Road

More Info Directions

Little Grassy Reservoir

More Info Directions

Rome & Owyhee River

More Info Directions

Batch Lake

More Info Directions

Antelope Reservoir

More Info Directions

Crooked Creek Wayside

More Info Directions

Rock House Reservoir

More Info Directions

3 Forks Area Owyhee River Loop

More Info Directions

Whitehorse Road

More Info Directions

Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

The road to Arock is located 6.5 miles east of Rome and 26 miles west of Jordan Valley. Look for the Arock Road and travel north for about 3.5 miles to the Arock area. From here, you can explore the Old Ion Hwy east and west as your time allows.

Directions

Habitat and Birds

Habitat and Birds: There is a lot of farm land on this route and flooded farm fields in spring will produce abundant bird life. This area can be productive any season. Watch for White-faced Ibis, pond ducks, and blackbird flocks. Others include Western & Eastern Kingbirds, Chipping Sparrow, Willow Flycatcher, Barn Swallow, Say’s Phoebe, Raven, Red-tailed Hawk, Turkey Vulture, Canada Geese, and American Robins. In the area are Ring-necked Pheasant, doves (both Eurasian Collared and Mourning), American Kestrel, and more hawks of assorted flavors.

Discussion