Joy Creek Nursery

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Seasons

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Fall

Location

Located right on the Multnomah County border, this nursery is open to the public. Take Hwy 30 west from I-5 for about 18 miles and turn left (south) on Watson Road. After going through a couple of curves, you will see the signs for the nursery. Bird Watson Road past the nursery too.

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Habitat and Birds

The surrounding region can be very birdy and the nursery itself attracts quite a few birds. Some species commonly found here include Sharp-shinned Hawk, Band-tailed Pigeon, Vaux’s Swift, Rufous Hummingbird, Red-breasted Sapsucker, Pileated Woodpecker, Willow Flycatcher, Pacific-slope Flycatcher, Hutton’s Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Steller’s Jay, swallows, Black-capped Chickadee, Bewick’s Wren, Winter Wren, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Swainson’s Thrush, Varied Thrush, Orange-crowned Warbler, Savannah Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, Black-headed Grosbeak, Purple Finch, and Evening Grosbeak.

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