Thief Valley Reservoir

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Location

Location: To get to the undeveloped west side of the reservoir, travel north from Baker City on I-84 to Exit 285 (North Powder). Take 2nd street for 2 blocks and turn right on Ice Plant Road. This road quickly becomes Bidwell Road. Take Bidwell for 4.0 miles to Thief Valley Reservoir Road. Take this road another 5 miles to the reservoir. The developed east side is in Union County.

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Habitat and Birds

Habitat and Birds: Snow Goose, Canada Goose, Trumpeter Swan, Tundra Swan, Eurasian Wigeon, a dozen other duck species, grebes, Great Egret, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Northern Harrier, Peregrine Falcon, Spotted Sandpiper, Western Sandpiper, Least Sandpiper, several species of gull, and a few others might be found here. Check the sagebrush surrounding the reservoir for Gray Partridge, Chukar and sage-related species.

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