Winchester Bay

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Reedsport Duck Pond

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Umpqua R. Between Reedsport and Elkton

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Tahkenitch Dunes/Threemile Lake Trails

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Matt's Flats

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Taylor Dunes Trail

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Dean Creek

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Coast Range NF 41

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Fivemile Road

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Reedsport Dump and Scholfield Road

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Dawson and Stowe Marsh Restoration Area/Smith River Road

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

From Hwy 38 in Reedsport, take Hwy 101 south 4.3 miles to Winchester Bay. Go right on Salmon Harbor Drive 1.9 miles, and turn right on paved road to access beach and jetty. Best birding is from the jetty. Go back along Salmon Harbor Drive to Ork Rock Rd; turn left and view the harbor and bay wherever possible. Several other small roads lead to viewing areas

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Habitat and Birds

Habitat: ocean, beach, river, conifers, boat basin, foredune,  jetty rocks.

Birds: Alcids (Pigeon Guillemot nests at the crab dock), gulls, terns, Bald Eagle, Osprey, waterfowl, Wrentit, cormorants, grebes, shorebirds, herons. Best birding: Aug-Apr.

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