Birding Washington County | Bird Finding | Hammond's Flycatcher
Finding Hammond's Flycatcher in Washington County, Oregon


Submitted by: Greg Gillson on Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Site: Reeher Forest Camp

Site ownership: Tillamook State Forest

General directions: Coast Range. Hwy 26 to Timber Road, or Hwy 6 to Glenwood and Timber Road to the town of Timber. From town, west 2.5 miles on Cochran Road.

Specific directions: Lower branches of large diameter trees with all understory removed for the camping area (no facilities). Must know song in order to identify and separate from Pacific-slope Flycatcher. Early morning best.

Season: May-June.

Hazards: Popular off-road vehicle site. No facilities (gas, rest rooms, food, water, etc.) anywhere within 10 to 15 miles. No services in Timber.