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8. Sprague River Park

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Habitat: A small park managed by the Fremont-Winema National Forest that has cliff, riparian, large Ponderosa Pine forest, and sagebrush habitats.

Birds: Open Ponderosa forest bird species, including Pygmy Nuthatch; Mountain Bluebird; White-headed Woodpecker; Dark-eyed Junco; Red-breasted and Rednaped Sapsuckers. Walk along the riparian area in late spring and early summer (May through July) to view Bullock's Oriole; Western Tanager; Spotted Towhee; Ashthroated Flycatcher; Great-horned Owl; MacGillivaray's, Wilson's and Yellow Warblers. Look skyward for Bank, Cliff, and Tree Swallows during the summer months.

Directions: From Lakeview, travel W on Hwy 140 for 40 miles, then N on FR 012 to the park. If traveling east from Klamath Falls, this site is 4 miles east of the community of Bly.

Pygmy Nuthatch
Pygmy Nuthatch