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Lake Abert

Lake Abert, in south-central Oregon, is one of Oregon's largest lakes.

Red Marker Lake Abert
Lake Abert, in south-central Oregon, is one of Oregon's largest lakes.

Location: South-central Oregon, south-central Lake County, about 30 miles north of Lakeview, on the west side of Highway 395.

Description: With 57 square miles of surface area, Lake Abert is one of Oregon's largest lakes. It is the lowest part of a 860 square mile closed basin, and part of a 49,900-acre Area of Critical Environmental Concern designated by BLM.

Ornithological Highlights: One of only a handful of inland nest sites for Snowy Plover in Oregon. Hosts tens of thousands of Eared Grebes, American Avocets, Wilson's Phalaropes, and Red-necked Phalaropes during fall migration. Over 12,000 gulls and 20,000 ducks have been recorded here.

For more information on Lake Abert, please see the Technical Site Report in the National Audubon Society database.

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Location: South-central Oregon, south-central Lake County, about 30 miles north of Lakeview, on the west side of Highway 395.

Description: With 57 square miles of surface area, Lake Abert is one of Oregon's largest lakes. It is the lowest part of a 860 square mile closed basin, and part of a 49,900-acre Area of Critical Environmental Concern designated by BLM.

Ornithological Highlights: One of only a handful of inland nest sites for Snowy Plover in Oregon. Hosts tens of thousands of Eared Grebes, American Avocets, Wilson's Phalaropes, and Red-necked Phalaropes during fall migration. Over 12,000 gulls and 20,000 ducks have been recorded here.

For more information on Lake Abert, please see the Technical Site Report in the National Audubon Society database.

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