Benson Pond Bird Walk

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge 36391 Sodhouse Ln, Princeton, OR 97721, Princeton, Oregon, United States

Join Bird Alliance of Oregon's Eastern Oregon Biologist, Teresa 'Bird' Wicks for a guided bird walk starting at the Benson Pond Trailhead. We will travel along the northern edge of Benson Pond, through the stand of homestead era trees and back to the parking area. The diversity of aquatic habitat, emergent marsh, sagebrush/shrubland, and deciduous trees provides for a diverse assortment of bird species. This walk provides a great opportunity for observing ducks in non-breeding plumage and practicing duck ID.

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P-Ranch River Walk | Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge 36391 Sodhouse Ln, Princeton, OR 97721, Princeton, Oregon, United States

Join Bird Alliance of Oregon's Eastern Oregon Biologist, Teresa 'Bird' Wicks on a guided bird walk to the stretch of the Blitzen River that extends north from P-Ranch and is a popular stop for many visitors to Malheur NWR. The mix of habitats along the river create abundant opportunities for observing birds and the occasional beaver or other mammal.

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