This lake lies to the east of Lake Law . In general the water levels for this lake are being maintained at lower
levels than they were in the past which has improved the site for shorebird habitat during fall migration. It is also
good for gulls and waterfowl in appropriate season although in general it is less productive than its western neighbor.
With the lower water levels some areas are quickly being overtaken by cattails. For the time being these areas can still
be very productive in the fall for
This has also been a good area to search for
Le Conte’s Sparrows in September and October.
Another good location to search for these two species is at the extreme south end of the lake where there are beds of
wet grasses and cattails. Some of the more notable species seen on this lake are
Neotropic Cormorant (1989),
Franklin's Gull (1996),
Lesser Black-backed Gull,
Glaucous Gull, and
Common Tern (2000).
A drought in 2005 caused this lake to all but dry out, producing excellent
shorebird habitat just in time for the fall migration. Consequently, an
impressive list of rarities was recorded there through the season. Some the
Little Blue Heron,
and American Avocet.