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Bird List – July 2020

List compiled by Teresa Wicks/ Photo by Loree Johnson Portland Audubon’s Eastern Oregon Field Biologist, Teresa Wicks, has been compiling a weekly bird list. We have been sharing that list on the @MalheurFriends Facebook page as a part of our collaborative Harney@Home campaign. For more of Teresa’s observations and field experiences you can follow @RestoreMalheur … Continue reading Bird List – July 2020

Our Resident Quail

Written by Peter Pearsall/Photo by Peter Pearsall Malheur Refuge is celebrated for the incredible quantity and diversity of migratory birds that use its many habitat types through the seasons, but the Refuge is home to many year-round resident species as well. One such bird—commonly seen but seldom appreciated—is the California quail. Coveys of California quail … Continue reading Our Resident Quail

Peyton Kreuger, 2020 Education Award Recipient!

Congratulations to Peyton Kreuger of Drewsey, OR, for being the 2020 recipient of our education award! In the spirit of promoting the conservation and appreciation of natural spaces and public lands such as Malheur NWR, this $1,000 scholarship is available to any Harney County Resident seeking a degree in Conservation, Wildlife, Environmental Sciences, or Natural … Continue reading Peyton Kreuger, 2020 Education Award Recipient!


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