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Upper Klamath Lake

Oregon's largest lake. The lake includes tens of thousands of acres of open water and a variety of marsh habitats.

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Oregon's largest lake. The lake includes tens of thousands of acres of open water and a variety of marsh habitats.

Location: In south-central Oregon near Klamath Falls, Klamath County.

Description: Oregon's largest lake. The lake includes tens of thousands of acres of open water and a variety of marsh habitats.

Ornithological Highlights: This area annually hosts American White Pelican, nesting Great Egret and Black-crowned Night-Heron. During migration and winter, thousands of Tundra Swans, tens of thousands of geese, and hundreds of thousands of ducks are present. Other species of significance include Western and Clark's Grebe, Yellow Rail, Sora, Virginia Rail, Least Bittern, Snowy Egret, Green Heron, Tricolored Blackbird (Williamson River Delta), Wilson's Phalarope, Sandhill Crane, Caspian Tern, and Bald Eagle.

For more information on Upper Klamath Lake, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA databas.

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Location: In south-central Oregon near Klamath Falls, Klamath County.

Description: Oregon's largest lake. The lake includes tens of thousands of acres of open water and a variety of marsh habitats.

Ornithological Highlights: This area annually hosts American White Pelican, nesting Great Egret and Black-crowned Night-Heron. During migration and winter, thousands of Tundra Swans, tens of thousands of geese, and hundreds of thousands of ducks are present. Other species of significance include Western and Clark's Grebe, Yellow Rail, Sora, Virginia Rail, Least Bittern, Snowy Egret, Green Heron, Tricolored Blackbird (Williamson River Delta), Wilson's Phalarope, Sandhill Crane, Caspian Tern, and Bald Eagle.

For more information on Upper Klamath Lake, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA databas.

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