Galice To Grave Creek

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Seasons

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Location

North of Grants Pass, take exit 61 to Merlin Road. Travel west on the Merlin-Galice Road for 15.4 miles to the Galice Store. Grave Creek Bridge is 7.2 miles north of Galice along the Galice Road. The road follows the Rogue River.

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Habitat and Birds

Mixed conifers and mountain riparian areas. During a recent survey, 85 species were noted along this stretch of road over a 12 month period. Those species included Pileated Woodpecker, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Steller’s Jay, Cassin’s Vireo, Black-throated Gray Warbler, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Western Tanager, Osprey, and Violetgreen Swallow. Surprises included Wild Turkey, California Quail, and Townsend’s Warbler. Source: OFO Publication No. 19, Guide to Birds of the Rogue Valley, Massey & Vroman.

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