Birding at Willow-Witt Ranch

Great Horned Owl

Wild visitors turn each season at the ranch into a colorful and surprising adventure.

At Willow-Witt Ranch we make every effort to encourage wildlife to call the ranch home, from restoring our wetland meadows and planting trees to providing a wealth of seed for songbirds. So bring your binoculars to sight birds on a morning stroll. Klamath Bird Observatory leads surveys and group walks here to count migratory birds in spring and fall. Even if you are out on your own, you are bound to enjoy the diversity of birds and their songs. It's another great reason to come for a Farm Stay or to take a tour at the ranch. Southern Oregon is host to a remarkable diversity of bird species and birding opportunities. Visit these sites for more Southern Oregon birding information: Klamath Bird Observatory, Klamath Basin Birding Trail, Rogue Valley Audubon Society, Klamath Audubon Society.

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Common Ravens over the Rainbow
baby great gray owl in tree

Just check out this list of birds from a single morning count on Willow-Witt Ranch in June:

Mountain Quail 3
Turkey Vulture 2
Redtail Hawk 2
Wilson's Snipe 4
Mourning Dove 3
Red-breasted sapsucker 1
Northern Flicker 2
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Western Wood-peewee 2
Steller's Jay 5
Raven 1
Tree Swallow 5
Mountain Chickadee 1 (at the feeders)
Red-breasted Nuthatch 2
House Wren 1
American Robin 4
Yellow-rumped Warbler 2
Western tanager 3
Chipping Sparrow 4
Vesper Sparrow 3
Song Sparrow 4
Junco 12
Black-headed Grosbeak 3
Red-winged Blackbird 8
Brewer's Blackbird 15
Purple Finch 4
Cassin's Finch 6
Pine Siskin 25
Evening Grosbeak 2

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Willow-Witt Ranch is dedicated to the conservation and restoration of a unique ecosystem in the Southern Cascades, and of the headwaters, wetlands, and forests that arise there. We provide education on the values of ecology and of the complex web of food and environment by operating a small certified organic farm and Farm Stay accommodations.
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Willow-Witt Ranch

658 Shale City Road
Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 890-1998
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