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Denman Wildlife Area

The Kenneth Denman Wildlife Area, managed by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, consists of both native and cultivated grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands.

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The Kenneth Denman Wildlife Area, managed by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, consists of both native and cultivated grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands.

Location: In southwest Oregon approximately 5 miles north of Medford, just south of White City, Jackson County.

Description: Denman is a 1,780-acre wildlife area managed by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. It consists of both native and cultivated/planted grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands.

Ornithological Highlights: This area preserves remnants of the wetlands that were once more extensive in the Rogue Valley but are now quite rare, as well as other habitats of concern such as grasslands and oak woodlands. Notable wetland and/or riparian species include nesting Sora and Virginia Rails, Marsh Wrens, Yellow-breasted Chats, Cinnamon Teal, as well as many migrant and wintering waterfowl and wading birds. Black-necked Stilt have bred here at least once. Yellow-headed Blackbirds have bred here, and are regular in the spring. Grassland birds include Northern Harriers, White-tailed Kites (oak savannah), and Grasshopper Sparrows.

For more information on Denman Wildlife area, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA Database.

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Location: In southwest Oregon approximately 5 miles north of Medford, just south of White City, Jackson County.

Description: Denman is a 1,780-acre wildlife area managed by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. It consists of both native and cultivated/planted grasslands, woodlands, and wetlands.

Ornithological Highlights: This area preserves remnants of the wetlands that were once more extensive in the Rogue Valley but are now quite rare, as well as other habitats of concern such as grasslands and oak woodlands. Notable wetland and/or riparian species include nesting Sora and Virginia Rails, Marsh Wrens, Yellow-breasted Chats, Cinnamon Teal, as well as many migrant and wintering waterfowl and wading birds. Black-necked Stilt have bred here at least once. Yellow-headed Blackbirds have bred here, and are regular in the spring. Grassland birds include Northern Harriers, White-tailed Kites (oak savannah), and Grasshopper Sparrows.

For more information on Denman Wildlife area, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA Database.

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