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The Lone Tree Exhibit

Graphic of Oregon, a green dot showing the location of the National Grassland.Crooked River National Grassland

Northern flickers use old growth juniper trees for nesting by excavating cavities in dead limbs and trunks. Other bird species such as bluebirds, ash-throated flycatchers, and swallows, in turn, use these cavities.

By Anne Roberts

Picture of an old growth juniper tree.