provided by:

Priscilla Sokolowski

Eugene, OR

Photos from personal trips  AND trips with

“Birds of Oregon and General Science” (BOGS)


Bird photography

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Bird list for BOGS walk at Mt Pisgah Arboretum, Thurs. May 23, 2019
Leader: Steve Barron: Weather: cloudy, around 60 degrees.
-compiled by Janet Naylor


  1. Turkey vulture
  2. Bald eagle
  3. ed-tailed hawk
  4. Mourning dove
  5. Red-shafted flicker
  6. Western wood peewee
  7. Steller's Jay
  8. American crow
  9. Violet-green swallow
  10. Black-capped chickadee
  11. Chestnut-backed chickadee (heard)
  12. Bushtit
  13. Red-breasted nuthatch (heard)
  14. House wren
  15. American robin
  16. Cedar waxwing
  17. Orange-crowned warbler
  18. Wilson's warbler (heard)
  19. Western tanager
  20. Spotted towhee
  21. Song sparrow (heard)
  22. Black-headed grosbeak
  23. Lazuli bunting
  24. Brown-headed cowbird
  25. Bullock's oriole
  26. Goldfinch (species not identified)


  • Lots of Black-headed grosbeak song (nearly all heard but not seen),
  • the Black-headed grosbeak nest (very small 5-inch diam. nest 7 feet up in a tiny tree near the path
  • Lots of Violet-green swallows, flying fairly low, at the Arboretum and along the flats.
  • Spotted towhee, singing, a little way up the path to the saddle. It sang about 9 feet up, on a branch out in full view, for 3 or 4 minutes.
  • House wren, about 5 feet up on a branch, partway up the path to the saddle, singing the same song over and over: a few notes then a buzz. Part of the group got to see it for 2 or 3 minutes.
  • Seeing 1 male Western tanager, and 1 female Lazuli bunting.
  • Plus having a great view of some Cedar waxwings.

Not birds:

  • 3 deer on the flat, plus 6 more partway up the hill.
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