Coast Birding Trail Site Nomination Form
I. SITE DESCRIPTION
Land Owner/Managing Agency (if known):
*Site Location (include county,
nearest town, nearest paved road, and any other characteristics that help to
clearly describe location):
II. EVALUATION CRITERIA CHECKLIST
Please check all criteria that apply to your
nominated site and provide any supporting information in the section following
Uniqueness of habitat or species
Does the site represent a specific habitat and/or host a population of birds unique in the region or state?
Richness of the birding experience
Does the site host an unusual concentration or diversity of birds (annually or seasonally)?
Could the site withstand public use without compromising habitat quality or threatening sensitive species?
Access to public services
Is the site located near standard services such as auto fuel, food service, lodging, and restrooms?
Does the site lie adjacent to one or more communities that could benefit from increased tourism revenues?
Do community members and the site owner or managing agency support its inclusion in the project?
Does the site lie adjacent to natural or cultural resources of interest to both birders and non-birders?
III. SUPPORTING NARRATIVE
In 200 words or less, please tell us why this site should be included on the
Oregon Coast Birding Trail. Include the most common bird species found at
the site, any rare or unique species reliably found at the site, the best
season(s) for birding in this area, and any specific locations within the
site where the birding is especially productive or where visiting birders
should search for certain species.
IV. PERSONAL INFORMATION
Please describe any personal or professional interest you may have in
Should this site also be considered for the Oregon Important Bird Areas program?
(For more information on the
Oregon IBA program, visit www.oregoniba.org
or call Matt Hunter at 541-752-4604)
Nominations must be received
by September 1 2005
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