Track Wildlife, Birds & Plants in Lake Oswego's Natural Areas

Lake Oswego has over 460 acres of natural-parks. These natural parks are vibrant and peaceful places to connect to nature and are vital to our community! They contribute important habitat for plants, animals, birds and the watershed. Follow the links  to learn about plants and animals.

Let us know what you discover in Lake Oswego's natural areas! Send a list and any photos of plants, birds, or wildlife that you've seen,  to Babs Hamachek, Parks Stewardship Coordinator

bhamachek@lakeoswego.city


Thanks for adding to the growing list of wildlife and birds spotted in the park natural areas!  Let us know what YOU see! Send a quick email to: bhamachek@lakeoswego.city

Wildlife seen in Lake Oswego Parks' Natural Areas:

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR WOOMONT PARK NAURAL AREA: 6/19/22
  • Bush Rabbits
  • Coyote
  • Townsend Chipmunk
  • White Tail Deer

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR STEVENS MEADOW NATURAL AREA: 6/16/22
  • Bush Rabbits
  • Coyote
  • Grey Squirrel
  • White Tail Deer

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR FOOTHILLS PARK and WILLAMETTE RIVER: 6/4/22
  • Grey Squirrel
  • California Sea Lion

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR FOOTHILLS PARK and WILLAMETTE RIVER: 5/5/22
  • California Sea Lion

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR IRON MT. PARK: 5/7/22
  • Chipmunk
  • Grey Squirrel
  • Nutria
  • White Tail Deer

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR LILY BAY NATURAL AREA: 11/4/21
  • Beaver
  • Coyote
  • Otter
  • Western Pond Turtle
  • White Tail Deer

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR ROEHR PARK ON WILLAMETTE RIVER: 10/12/21
  • River Otter

 

  •  WILDLIFE REPORTED NEAR RASSKEH PROPERTY: 10/6/21
  • American Beaver
  • Bush Rabbits
  • Coyote
  • Skunk
  • White Tail Deer

 

  • WILDLIFE REPORTED IN PARKS BY A 13 YEAR OLD NATURE ENTHUSIASTIC: 9/23/21
  • Grey Squirrel
  • Fox Squirrel
  • Shrew (unidentified)
  • Mole  (unidentified)
  • Garter Snake

 


Our feathered friends keep us on our toes trying to spot them! Let us know what you discover and which natural area you were in!

Birds seen in Lake Oswego Parks' Natural Areas:

 

  • BIRD EGGS REPORTED NEAR LUSCHER FARM: 6/20/22
  • Killdeer eggs

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED NEAR WOOMONT PARK NAURAL AREA: 6/19/22
  • American Crow
  • Flicker
  • Horned Owl
  • Lesser Goldfinch
  • Robin

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED NEAR GEORGE ROGERS PARK: 6/14/22
  • Bald Eagle
  • Blue Heron
  • Flicker
  • Osprey (in a nest by baseball field)
  • Seagulls
  • Towhee

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED NEAR FOOTHILLS PARK by WILLAMETTE RIVER: 6/4/22
  • Osprey
  • Bald Eagle
  • Red Wing Blackbird
  • Canadian Goose

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED NEAR FOOTHILLS PARK by WILLAMETTE RIVER: 5/5/22
  • American Crow
  • Bald Eagle
  • Canadian Geese
  • Mallards
  • Osprey

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED NEAR IRON MT. PARK: 5/7/22
  • American Crow
  • Annas Hummingbird
  • Bald Eagle
  • Bkack Capped Chickadee
  • Blue Heron
  • Red Tailed Hawk
  • Robin
  • Stellar Jay

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED NEAR LILY BAY NATURAL AREA :11/4/21
  • Bald Eagle
  • Blue Heron
  • Osprey
  • Wood Duck

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED NEAR ROEHR PARK BY  WILLAMETTE RIVER: 10/12/21
  • Bald Eagle
  • Northern Flicker
  • Osprey

 

  • BIRDS REPORTED IN PARKS BY AN ENTHUSIASTIC 13 YEAR OLD BIRD WATCHER: 9/23/21
  • American Crow                   
  • American Robin     
  • Ana's Hummingbird        
  • Blue Heron   
  • Dark Eyed "Oregon" Junco     
  • Fox Sparrow 
  • House Finch                                                          
  • Orange Crowned Warbler                                 
  • Red Breasted Nuthatch       
  • Pileated Woodpecker       
  • Red Tailed Hawk     
  • Spotted Towhee     
  • Stellar's Jay                          
  • Varied Thrush   

  


The variety of trees, shrubs, flowers and ferns in Lake Oswego's natural parks areas is staggering! Let us know what you discover!

Native Species of Plants seen in Lake Oswego Parks' Natural Areas:

Contact Information

Babs Hamachek

503.534.2697

bhamachek@lakeoswego.city

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