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Davis Lake

This lake is unique in the Cascades in being relatively large and shallow, having gentle slope of shore and great fluxuation in water levels providing extensive meadows, cattail marsh, and islands of bullrush.

Red Marker Davis Lake
This lake is unique in the Cascades in being relatively large and shallow, having gentle slope of shore and great fluxuation in water levels providing extensive meadows, cattail marsh, and islands of bullrush.

Location: Located about 8 miles east of Willamette Pass in the south-central Oregon Cascades, straddling the Deschutes and Klamath County lines.

Description: This lake is unique in the Cascades in being relatively large and shallow, having gentle slope of shore and great fluxuation in water levels providing extensive meadows, cattail marsh, and islands of bullrush.

Ornithological Highlights: Davis Lake is an important Cascades breeding site for hundreds of Western and Eared Grebes. Other breeding birds taking advantage of the lake, marshes, and adjacent forests of Davis Lake include Bald Eagle, Sandhill Crane, Wilson's Phalarope, Barrow's Goldeneye, and a variety of other duck species. Davis Lake also hosts thousands of coots, ducks, and other waterfowl in migratory and winter seasons when the lake is not frozen.

For more information on Davis Lake, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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Location: Located about 8 miles east of Willamette Pass in the south-central Oregon Cascades, straddling the Deschutes and Klamath County lines.

Description: This lake is unique in the Cascades in being relatively large and shallow, having gentle slope of shore and great fluxuation in water levels providing extensive meadows, cattail marsh, and islands of bullrush.

Ornithological Highlights: Davis Lake is an important Cascades breeding site for hundreds of Western and Eared Grebes. Other breeding birds taking advantage of the lake, marshes, and adjacent forests of Davis Lake include Bald Eagle, Sandhill Crane, Wilson's Phalarope, Barrow's Goldeneye, and a variety of other duck species. Davis Lake also hosts thousands of coots, ducks, and other waterfowl in migratory and winter seasons when the lake is not frozen.

For more information on Davis Lake, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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