Date: 9/30/19 10:32 pm
From: Matthew G Hunter <matthewghunter...>
Subject: [obol] Re: DIAMOND LAKE BOAT TRIP: SATURDAY OCTOBER 12
I should have noted that Diamond Lake is in the Cascades of eastern Douglas
County, Oregon.

Matt

On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 10:30 PM Matthew G Hunter <matthewghunter...>
wrote:

> DIAMOND LAKE BOAT TRIP: SATURDAY OCTOBER 12
>
> Hi Folks,
> Come join a small group for a fun all-day cruise around Diamond Lake,
> stopping at concentrations of waterfowl as well as several terrestrial
> locations for restroom stops and land and marsh birding. This date was
> chosen for the typical influx of large numbers of waterfowl before the lake
> freezes over.
>
> Here are some photos and bird lists from two previous trips:
> Nov 2, 2014-photos:
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/matthewghunter/sets/72157649122695315, bird
> list and photos: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S20432121.
> Oct 18, 2015-photos
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/matthewghunter/albums/72157660014884236,bird
> list and photos: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S25470065
>
> In addition to the water birds, Diamond Lake has species such as Mountain
> Chickadee and sometimes Clark's Nutcracker that we don't often see at lower
> elevations. Cost will be $30 to $60/person for the boat trip (depending on
> how many people sign up and which boat we get). Bring lunch, water, and
> appropriate clothing. We will depart Diamond Lake Marina at 0800 Saturday
> morning on one of their "patio boats," and arrive back there between 3 and
> 4 pm, depending on weather, birds, and the decisions of participants. Once
> we have a list of participants, we will consider carpooling. Limited Space,
> preregistration required: call, text, or email Matt Hunter at 541-670-1984,
> <matthewghunter...>, with your name, phone number, email, and any
> questions. Note: weather can plan an important role on whether this trip
> goes or not, so be sure to let me know the best way to communicate with you.
>
> Some options associated with this trip: Diamond Lake Lodge has rentable
> rooms and cabins if you want to stay the night before or after. The lodge
> also has food, which I usually like to enjoy after a day on the water.
>
> Matt
>

 
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