Plainview is south of Albany and east of I-5. Take Hwy 99 to the community of Shedd (between the Corvallis exit 216 and Brownsville exit 228 on I-5). From Shedd, take Boston Mill Drive east until it passes over I-5. Turn north and the road becomes Saddle Butte Road. This road will turn east and become Plainview Road. Check out the side roads especially around Butte Creek and Plainview Creek (Seven Mile and Manning Roads).Directions
Habitat and Birds
Open farmland with a couple of creeks running through it. Watch for large flocks of shorebirds in flooded fields.