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Lower Klamath NWR [2]

The Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge was the first waterfowl refuge created in the United States, established by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908.  Most of it is located in California while this section is on the Oregon side.  The area has been a haven for migratory birds, this time of year the raptors are out, & this area along Townline Road contains migratory bald eagles that come down from Canada, the largest population of them within the Continental US as they nest over in nearby Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge, which is off limits to public entry at this time.  Directly above, a huge airplane, perhaps a Antonov An-124, flew overhead heading south.

Copyright: William L
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13200x6600
Taken: 12/02/2017
Uploaded: 12/02/2017
Updated: 15/07/2018


Tags: lower klamath; national wildlife refuge; national register of historic places; oregon; california; klamath basin; worden; birding; migration; mount dome; cascade range; marsh
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