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Field Trip: Canemah Bluff

Canemah Bluff protects 300 acres of Oak woodland, meadows and mixed coniferous forest. Set just above the Willamette River just downstream from the narrows, the mix of habitats attract many species of birds. We’ll watch for early migrants such as swallows, swifts and warblers.

Please dress for the weather. You will drive yourself for the day. Dan will reach out with further details before the trip. 

Trip limited to 9 participants (Metro properties limit groups to 10 total). 

This outdoor program will follow all physical distancing and safety protocols dictated by the Oregon Health Administration. Masks required. Please feel free to bring your own spotting scope if you have one. Scroll down for details.

A Tree Swallow is perched on a mossy branch, with a green background.
Tree Swallow, photo by Mick Thompson

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Join Dan van den Broek to discover and bird this unique area of various habitats.

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Trip Details

  • Leader: Dan van den Broek
  • Date and time: April 16, 9 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Fee: $45 members / $65 non-members

  • Limited to 9 participants (Metro properties limit groups to 10)

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
  • 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

Bird List for the Portland-area.

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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