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We begin in Lakeview, where we can easily reach the Warner Wetlands, Lake Abert, and Summer Lake, as we search for Eared Grebes, Black Terns, Black-crowned Night-Herons and Yellow-headed Blackbirds. Birds will abound on this great adventure and we are sure to have memorable views of American Avocets, Black-necked Stilts, Wilson’s Phalarope ,Snowy Plover, Sage Thrasher, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher and Green-tailed Towhee. A special night time excursion will be made to look for the Common Poorwill. Our last night is spent in Bend so we may stop in the Ponderosa Pine forests around Sisters on our way home. This habitat is ideal for White-headed Woodpecker, Calliope Hummingbird and Pinyon Jay.
We’re sure to see many species of birds as well as wildflowers and butterflies in this remote region of Oregon. Come along with Portland Audubon to discover and bird this unique part of Oregon.
- Trip Leader: Dan van den Broek
- Fee: $1,095 members / $1,295 non-members
- Deposit: $600
- Single supplement: TBD
- Group size: Limited to 14 participants
Trip fees include all ground transportation, double-occupancy lodging, breakfast/lunch/non-alcoholic beverages/snacks, tips for meals/drivers/porters/local guides, trip materials, entrance fees, excursions, and the services of your skilled leader(s).
Trip fees do not include airfares, dinners, and alcoholic beverages.
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Dan van den Broek
Dan has over 15 years of experience leading international birding trips for Portland Audubon. With prior experiences at Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Redwood Sciences Lab, Klamath Bird Observatory, Costa Rica Bird Observatory, and Avifauna Northwest, Dan brings immense enthusiasm and passion for birds and natural history to all of his trips.