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Oregon Caves - Bigelow Lakes

This area of about 1000 acres in southwest Oregon is comprised of high mountain lakes surrounded by mature conifer forest, wet meadow/alder brushfield, and some rock outcrops.

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This area of about 1000 acres in southwest Oregon is comprised of high mountain lakes surrounded by mature conifer forest, wet meadow/alder brushfield, and some rock outcrops.

Location: In southwest Oregon, in the Siskiyou National Forest about 15 miles ESE of Cave Junction, Josephine County.

Description: This area of about 1000 acres is comprised of high mountain lakes surrounded by mature conifer forest, wet meadow/alder brushfield, and some rock outcrops.

Ornithological Highlights: Spotted Owls, Long-eared Owls, and Flammulated Owls have all been detected in the area. Lincoln's Sparrow, Varied Thrush, Gray Jay, and White-headed Woodpecker, all rare species in southwest Oregon, have also been found here during the breeding season. During late summer dispersal and fall migration, large numbers of passerines make a stop in this area to forage and "tank up" for further travels southward.

For more information on Oregon Caves- Bigelow Lakes, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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Location: In southwest Oregon, in the Siskiyou National Forest about 15 miles ESE of Cave Junction, Josephine County.

Description: This area of about 1000 acres is comprised of high mountain lakes surrounded by mature conifer forest, wet meadow/alder brushfield, and some rock outcrops.

Ornithological Highlights: Spotted Owls, Long-eared Owls, and Flammulated Owls have all been detected in the area. Lincoln's Sparrow, Varied Thrush, Gray Jay, and White-headed Woodpecker, all rare species in southwest Oregon, have also been found here during the breeding season. During late summer dispersal and fall migration, large numbers of passerines make a stop in this area to forage and "tank up" for further travels southward.

For more information on Oregon Caves- Bigelow Lakes, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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