Melrose (Driving Route)

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Seasons

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Fall

Location

From I-5 exit 124 in Roseburg take Harvard Ave (which will become Old Melrose) west 2.6 miles to the Great Blue Heron rookery across the South Umpqua River. Continue 2.6 miles to T-intersection with Melrose Rd; turn left and go 2 miles to Melqua Rd. Turn right and continue 10 miles to Hubbard Creek Rd; turn right and go 8 miles to I-5 at Sutherlin (restroom at Umpqua Landing). Make a stop at Ford’s Pond

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Habitat and Birds

Habitat: mixed hardwood/conifer, river, fields.

Birds: Bald Eagle, Osprey, Peregrine Falcon, Northern Shrike, Wood Duck, mergansers, Western Kingbird, Wrentit, Lazuli Bunting, Western Meadowlark, Golden-crowned Sparrow. Best birding: Nov-Feb, May-June.

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