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Bird Alliance of Oregon Birding Day: Timberline and Lolo Pass *FULL*

*Due to strong winds and fallen trees, Mt. Hood National Forest south of Hwy 26 will remain closed through early October, this trip has been modified.

We will explore Timberline Lodge and do some birding on Lolo Pass Road. Timberline can be very good this time of year for migrating raptors, even a possibilty of Golden Eagle and Prairie Falcon. Migrating songbirds such as Horned Lark, American Pipits and a variety of finches, warblers and sparrows, and of course more resident or altitudinal migrants such as Mountain Bluebird and Clark’s Nutcracker can all be seen!

Lolo Pass has a nice mix of riparian, deciduous and coniferous woodlands that we can make various stops at to look for finches, sparrows, woodpeckers etc. Maybe even a grouse!

Bring lunch and dress for the weather. You will provide your own transportation. Details on where to meet to come in a follow-up email.

Trip limited to 8 participants.

Bring lunch and dress for the weather. You will provide your own transportation. Details on where to meet to come in a follow-up email.

Trip limited to 8 participants. 

View our COVID-safe spotting scope policy here.

This outdoor program will require masks and follow all physical distancing and safety protocols dictated by the Oregon Health Administration. Scroll down for details.

Two Pacific Loons in water.
Pacific Loons, photo by Mick Thompson

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Trip Details

  • Leader: Dan van den Broek
  • Date and time: October 9, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Fee: $65 members / $85 non-members

  • Limited to 8 participants

Mandatory guidelines: 

  • Stay home if you or a member in your household have any symptoms, or if you have been in contact with anyone with these symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • Everyone drive on their own, with members of their household
  • Everybody must wear a face covering at all times
  • No scopes, no sharing of equipment
  • Everybody remain at least 6 feet apart at all times
  • No more than 10 people, plus the instructor
  • Only go to locations with plenty of room to stay safe:
    • Wide, open spaces are best
    • No crowded trails – limit to early morning walks and/or weekdays
    • Prioritize trails that are one-directional
    • Prioritize locations with trails at least 6-feet wide