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Wickiup Reservoir

A large reservoir in the central/eastern Cascades.

Red Marker Wickiup Reservoir
A large reservoir in the central/eastern Cascades.

Location: In the central Cascades, southwest Deschutes County, about 10 miles west of LaPine.

Description: Wickiup Reservoir is a wide shallow basin perched high in the foothills of the eastern  Cascades.

Ornithological Highlights: Hosts the largest inland concentrations of migrant Common Loon in the state. Reports in some years have exceeded 400 birds. Other recorded species include a variety of ducks, Great Egret, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, Red-necked Phalarope, Western, Least and Baird's Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Brown Pelican, Black-crowned Night Heron, and White-faced Ibis.

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

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Location: In the central Cascades, southwest Deschutes County, about 10 miles west of LaPine.

Description: Wickiup Reservoir is a wide shallow basin perched high in the foothills of the eastern  Cascades.

Ornithological Highlights: Hosts the largest inland concentrations of migrant Common Loon in the state. Reports in some years have exceeded 400 birds. Other recorded species include a variety of ducks, Great Egret, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, Red-necked Phalarope, Western, Least and Baird's Sandpiper, Long-billed Dowitcher, Brown Pelican, Black-crowned Night Heron, and White-faced Ibis.

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

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