Important Bird Areas

Lewis & Clark Lake and Gavins Point Dam

Site Description: Area includes an 8,000-acre Missouri River reservoir and a state recreation area of 1,300 acres. It is Nebraska’s second largest lake, straddling its northeast corner with South Dakota. A nature trail is present, as well as an aquarium in the associated Lewis and Clark Recreation Area.

Ornithological Summary: Birding from the dam should offer views of gulls, waterfowl, and other birds including numerous Bald Eagles during migration periods.


For more information, call or write Kevin Poague, Important Bird Areas Coordinator, Audubon Nebraska, P.O. Box 117, 11700 SW 100th Street, Denton, NE 68339 402-797-2301, Fax: 402-797-2304.

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