Medco Pond (Crane Pond)

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Joseph Stewart State Park

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Seasons

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Summer
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Location

Go to the Oregon Birding Trails Website and choose the Cascades Birding Trail. Choose the Mt. McLoughlin Loop Guide. Section 163.

Plum Creek Timber Co.. From Prospect, 12 mi S on CO 992 (Butte Falls Prospect Hwy) to shore access; park in roadside turn-outs.

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Habitat and Birds

Ponds and dry meadow bordered by agriculture and mixed conifer forests; Good transition zone for wide diversity of species; resident waterfowl, Bald Eagle, Great Gray Owl, and Steller’s and Gray Jays; nesting Williamson’s Sapsuckers, and Sandhill Crane.

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