Farmer Road

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Farmer Road is north of Rickreall off of Hwy 99W. From Rickreall, travel 2.5 miles north and turn right on Farmer Road.


Habitat and Birds

Check the marshy spots along this road. Lots of good marsh and shorebirds are spotted here. Things to look for include lots of waterfowl, Ring-necked Pheasant, Pied-billed Grebe, American Bittern, Virginia Rail, Sora, both yellowlegs, Short-eared Owl, Marsh Wren, Common Yellowthroat, Golden-crowned Sparrow, American Pipit, Chipping Sparrow and Yellow-headed Blackbird. Rarities here have included White-tailed Kite, Black-necked Stilt, Solitary Sandpiper, Wilson’s Phalarope, Black Tern, Northern Shrike, and Sandhill Crane.