Deer Creek County Park

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

Go to the Oregon Birding Trails Website. Choose the Willamette Valley Birding Trail. Click on the Trail Guide and choose the Yamhill Loop Guide. Section Y-6. The park website is: http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/content/deer-creek Travel SW from McMinnville on Hwy 18 for about 10 miles to the Dairy Queen. Look for the Deer Creek Park sign at the intersection. Take Gopher Valley north for 5.5 miles and look for a small green sign that marks the entrance to the park. Turn left on a gravel road and drive 0.25 miles to a bridge. The parking area is on the right.

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Habitat and Birds

Birds that have been recorded here include Green Heron, White-tailed Kite, Great Horned Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Pileated Woodpecker, Willow Flycatcher, Pacificslope Flycatcher, Hutton’s Vireo, both Red & White-breasted Nuthatches, Marsh Wren, Cedar Waxwing, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Yellow-breasted Chat, Savannah Sparrow, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Black-headed Grosbeak, Lazuli Bunting, and Evening Grosbeak.

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