Crown Zellerbach Trail – East End (OBT)

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

A large parking area is another 0.7 miles from the Waste Treatment Plant. Parking is on the east side of the road. The trail can also be accessed from the west end off of W. Lane Road, or in the middle at the end of Miller Rd, which is a road off of Columbia. From the Columbia Avenue parking area, the trail goes both east to the Multnomah Channel and west past some wetlands.

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Habitat and Birds

The flooded fields and ponds hold ducks, geese and swans. Polygynum bogs host American Bittern, Virginia Rails, and Sora. Raptors cruise the fields and use the trees for roosting; Red-shouldered and Rough-legged Hawks in winter, and Northern Harrier, Red-tails, Bald Eagles and nesting Osprey all occur here. There are good woodpecker habitats along the trail and Piliated are common. At the east end, overlooking the channel, a Great Blue Heron rookery has been established on Sauvie Island (2012-2014), the Osprey have a platform and Purple Martins use the old dock pylons as nesting sites. At the far west end around West Lane Road, there is a stand of Douglas fir that will add a touch of variety for your list. A Brambling was seen along the trail in 2011. Overall this is a very productive couple of miles of trail.

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