Pelican Point Park
Located on the north side of Buffalo Lake. Go 10 km east of Bashaw on Hwy 53, then 6 km south on Rge Rd 20-4 (watch for several small wetlands on both sides of this road) to the T-intersection. Go east onto Pelican Point Dr (Twp Rd 41-2) and follow to the campground.
Large deep lake surrounded by aspen woods with dogwood understory and large beach area.
Several walking areas around campground, day-use area and to the east of the marina.
Grebes (especially Red-necked Grebe), Double-crested Cormorant, American White Pelican, Merlin.
High motorboat traffic.
Sittingstone Lake (marked on the map) is a wildlife preserve 3 km east of Bashaw on Hwy 53 and has mowed grass trails.
The Red Deer River Naturalists are not liable for any injury or damage whatsoever caused to yourself or others by using this guide.
More birds will be seen in the spring and summer seasons, but all locations will have some winter birds. Typical and common species can be expected for each habitat described. Large deep lakes typically attract migrating waterfowl, (ducks, swans, and geese). Notable Species are species of special interest that have been recently recorded in or near the area.
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