Point Comfort is a riparian habitat. This bald eagle may rest, coming and going to its feeding grounds, in trees towering over the lodge. The sounds of the forest and lakefront come together
in a natural symphony. Did you hear a fish jump? The bald eagle did.


upper klamath national wildlife refuge and winema national forest. photo by anders tomlinson.Riparian Habitat is located along the shoreline of rivers, lakes and wetlands within the Upper Klamath Basin watershed. Vegetation found in riparian habitats includes deciduous trees such as willow, cottonwood and aspen which are found along the shore lines of these water bodies. Many bird species use riparian habitats as travel corridors during the spring and fall migrations. Other birds may use riparian locations as favored sites for nesting and breeding.


seagulls on old pilings, pelican bay, rocky point.  point comfort lodge.  photo by anders tomlinson.Deep water and permanent marshes are found in the Upper Klamath and Tule Lake Basins. Habitat includes Klamath, Williamson, Wood, Sprague, and Lost Rivers; Upper Klamath , Clear and Tule Lakes, many smaller deep wetlands
and permanent marshes. Fish eating species such as grebes,pelicans, gulls, terns and diving ducks use these wetlands. The vegetation growing in these wetlands
(primarily cattail and bulrush stands which are also called “tules”) provide habitat for rails, white-faced ibis, egrets, herons, yellow-headed black birds to name only a few.

More habitats will be added over the coming days.

point comfort lodge seen from pelican bay. pelican butte is in the background. rocky point, oregon. photo by anders tomlinson
This is the big picture of Point Comfort Lodge, mountain, forest, shoreline and open water.
Does a Point Comfort bed have your name on a pillow?

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