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Upper 12 Mile Creek

Upper 12 Mile Creek headwaters (at 7,000 feet) and riparian buffer along the creek in Oregon Canyon Mountains, SE Oregon, Malheur County.

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Upper 12 Mile Creek headwaters (at 7,000 feet) and riparian buffer along the creek in Oregon Canyon Mountains, SE Oregon, Malheur County.

Location: This IBA falls within the Oregon Canyon/Trout Creek Mountains IBA boundary and within the BLM Twelvemile Creek Wilderness Study Area in SE Oregon, Malheur County. The IBA starts at the Upper 12 Mile Creek headwaters (at 7,000 feet) and includes riparian areas along the creek.

Description: Mixed aspen, willow, sage, river birch, serviceberry, snowberry, large patches of mountain mohagany as well as native wildflowers and grasses are common here.

Ornithological Highlights: This IBA hosts Broad-tailed Hummingbird, White-crowned Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, and Virginia Warbler.

For more information on the Upper 12-Mile Creek IBA, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA Database.

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Location: This IBA falls within the Oregon Canyon/Trout Creek Mountains IBA boundary and within the BLM Twelvemile Creek Wilderness Study Area in SE Oregon, Malheur County. The IBA starts at the Upper 12 Mile Creek headwaters (at 7,000 feet) and includes riparian areas along the creek.

Description: Mixed aspen, willow, sage, river birch, serviceberry, snowberry, large patches of mountain mohagany as well as native wildflowers and grasses are common here.

Ornithological Highlights: This IBA hosts Broad-tailed Hummingbird, White-crowned Sparrow, Fox Sparrow, and Virginia Warbler.

For more information on the Upper 12-Mile Creek IBA, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA Database.

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