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Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a 650 acre complex of wetlands and uplands located in the middle of the Tualatin River Watershed.

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Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a 650 acre complex of wetlands and uplands located in the middle of the Tualatin River Watershed.

Location: In the northwest Willamette Valley in Hillsboro, Washington County.

Description: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a 650 acre complex of wetlands and uplands located in the middle of the Tualatin River Watershed. It includes a riparian forest zone along the Tualatin River, forested wetlands, oak groves, a mixed Douglas fir/big-leaf maple woodland, ponds, marshes, slough and meadow areas of predominantly reed canary grass.

Ornithological Highlights: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve provides habitat for a wide variety of birds both in the nesting season and during migration. During migration the preserve supports thousands of waterfowl including Dusky Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, Northern Pintail, Canvasback, Blue-winged Teal, Green-winged Teal, and Bufflehead, as well as spring migrant songbirds such as Western Tanager, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, and Townsend's Warbler. Rare birds spotted on the preserve include Black-crowned Night Heron, Short-eared Owl, Olive-sided Flycatcher, and Rufous Hummingbird.

For more information on Jackson Bottom Wetlands, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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Location: In the northwest Willamette Valley in Hillsboro, Washington County.

Description: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a 650 acre complex of wetlands and uplands located in the middle of the Tualatin River Watershed. It includes a riparian forest zone along the Tualatin River, forested wetlands, oak groves, a mixed Douglas fir/big-leaf maple woodland, ponds, marshes, slough and meadow areas of predominantly reed canary grass.

Ornithological Highlights: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve provides habitat for a wide variety of birds both in the nesting season and during migration. During migration the preserve supports thousands of waterfowl including Dusky Canada Goose, Tundra Swan, Northern Pintail, Canvasback, Blue-winged Teal, Green-winged Teal, and Bufflehead, as well as spring migrant songbirds such as Western Tanager, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Orange-crowned Warbler, and Townsend's Warbler. Rare birds spotted on the preserve include Black-crowned Night Heron, Short-eared Owl, Olive-sided Flycatcher, and Rufous Hummingbird.

For more information on Jackson Bottom Wetlands, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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