Fort Hoskins County Historical Park

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From the junction of I-5 and Highway 20 in Corvallis, head west on US-20 W toward Philomath Blvd.  After 10 miles and near the town of Wren, turn right onto OR-223 N.  Go north for 6.4 miles and turn left on Hoskins Road.  Go west 1.4 miles and the park is on your right. 22953 Hoskins Rd, Philomath, OR 97370



Habitat and Birds

This park gives a good sampling of Coast Range foothills habitat.  Mixed forest next to plenty of open country and adjacent farmland.  Watch and listen for Band-tailed Pigeon, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Hutton’s Vireo, both chickadees, and a myriad of nuthatches, creeper, kinglets, and wrens.  Evening Grosbeaks, Western Tanager, and Black-headed Grosbeak nest here as do several species of warbler (Black-throated Gray, Hermit, Townsends, Orange-crowned, MacGillivrays and more).