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Area: 6523 Acres
Lat: 41.131702
Lon: 121.45035
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Species found at Viewing Site

Big Lake/Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park  - Site # 30

Bald Eagle - Indian Valley Bald Eagle Nest at Lower Klamath Basin NWR. Photo by Doug Froning
Species:Bald Eagle
Seen:Yes
Locations:Roosting in trees.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su
Reliable:Good

Black-necked Stilt. Photo by Lew Milligan
Species:Black-Necked Stilt
Seen:Yes
Locations:Crystal Springs
Present Season:Sp,Su,F
Season View:Sp,Su,F
Reliable:Good

Species:Bufflehead
Seen:Yes
Locations:Crystal Springs
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su
Reliable:Good

Cedar Waxwing. Photo by Jack Ferrante
Species:Cedar Waxwing
Seen:Yes
Locations:Crystal Springs
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su,F
Reliable:Good

Coyote at Point Reyes. Photo by Jen Joynt Coyote
Species:Coyote
Seen:Yes
Locations:Throughout the park.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Lewis' S Woodpecker
Seen:Yes
Locations:Around Crystal and Ja-She Springs.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su,F
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Pygmy Owl
Seen:Yes
Locations:Can hear at night around Crystal Springs.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su
Reliable:Poor

Osprey and Red-tailed Hawk battle over Clear Lake Hitch. Photo by Lyle Madeson Osprey with fish at Clear Lake State Park. Photo by Bob McCleary USDA Forest Service Osprey at Ft. Collins
Species:Osprey
Seen:Yes
Locations:Fishing over lake, nesting in trees.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su,F
Reliable:Good

Sandhill Cranes at Llano Seco Unit of Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Bruce Johnson Sandhill Cranes at Merced National Wildlife Refuge. Photo by Gary Powell
Species:Sandhill Crane
Seen:Yes
Locations:Flying over park
Present Season:Sp,F
Season View:Sp,F
Reliable:Good

Species:Virginia Rail
Seen:Yes
Locations:In the tules around Crystal Springs.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Su
Reliable:Good

Pond Turtles at Clear Lake
Species:Western Pond Turtle
Seen:Yes
Locations:Near the lakes edge.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su
Reliable:Good

Wilbur Hot Springs Rattle
Species:Western Rattlesnake
Seen:Yes
Locations:Found throughout the black lava flows.
Present Season:Yr
Season View:Sp,Su
Reliable:Excellent