William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge

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William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge

Address:26208 Finley Refuge Rd
Corvallis, OR 97333

Phone:541-757-7236
Fax:541-757-4450
Web: www.fws.gov/willamettevalley/finley
Established: 1964.
Location:10 miles south of Corvallis, Oregon.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, interpretive trails, viewing sites, auto tour route, historic features.
Activities:Fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is named after the naturalist who helped persuade President Theodore Roosevelt to establish the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Habitats: 5,666 acres of riparian and upland forest, upland and wet prairie, wetlands, and farm fields.
Access: Open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Wild life: Canada geese, great blue heron, mallards, pintails, red-tailed hawk, harriers, Roosevelt elk, red-legged frog, beaver, Pacific tree frog, grey tailed vole, and raccoons.

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In northeastern Oregon, pellets were collected at the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station at Union; in northwestern Oregon, pellets were collected in Benton County at 2 locations each in the William L Finley National Wildlife Refuge and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife EE Wilson Wildlife Area.
Best bets: Excellent viewing opportunities for wintering bald eagles, other birds of prey and waterfowl, including tundra swans, can be found at Ankeny, Baskett Slough or Finley national wildlife refuges and at the Fern Ridge and EE Wilson wildlife management areas.
There are stunning photographs of Atlantic puffins in Matinicus Rock, Maine, a Northern saw-whet owl and a yellow warbler in Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge; a fox sparrow, a spotted towhee and a purple finch from Western Oregon; a Western gull from the Oregon Coast; an American robin from Finley National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon; the spectacular orange and green of a broad-billed motmot from Panama; the royal blue body, black head, orange beak and yellow eye of a Formosan blue magpie from Taipei, Taiwan; the long neck of a bare-throated tiger heron from Mexcaltitan, Mexico; a laughing kookaburra from Yungaburra, Australia; an anhinga from San Blas, Mexico; a violet-tailed sylph from Tandayapa Lodge, Ecuador; and a cactus finch from the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador.
A support group for a trio of national wildlife refuges in the Willamette Valley - including Finley National Wildlife Refuge near Monroe - will meet tonight in Corvallis.
The Benton County sheriff's posse was finishing up its horseback search of Finley National Wildlife Refuge south of Corvallis.
Wilson Wildlife Refuge north of Corvallis, and Finley National Wildlife Refuge south of Corvallis.
Finley National Wildlife Refuge four miles north of Monroe.
Finley National Wildlife Refuge. That 5,300-acre refuge is located about three miles to the west of Snag Boat Bend on the opposite side of the Willamette River.
"We are in the very early stages of just evaluating the potential for a refuge there," said Carol Schuler, project leader for the service's Willamette Valley refuges, headquartered at Finley National Wildlife Refuge north of Monroe.