Posted by: atowhee | November 19, 2015


There was a Rough-legged Hawk in northern Polk County mid-day.  This bird was one about twenty yards west of Hwy 99, about a mile south of the Yamhill County Line and north of Baskett Slough.  He was outstanding in his field.

Hwy 99, Polk County, Polk, Oregon, US
Nov 19, 2015 11:20 AM – 11:45 AM.  6 species

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  40
Great Egret (Ardea alba)  1
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  2
Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)  1
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)  3
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  500


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