A Pinyon Jay, seen in large flocks near the campground & visitor center is the summer


The Klamath and Tulelake Basins are world famous bird watching destinations. The Lava Beds should be part of any birder's travel plans to these areas, as the Monument provides a variety of habitats for both migratory and year-round resident species.

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Pacific Tree Frog


There are two hardy species of amphibians in the park.

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Hoary Bat


Sixteen species of bats inhabit the caves, cliff faces, and forests within the park.

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A cave isopod

Crustaceans & Cave Invertebrates

Hidden in deep, dark caves, a few crustaceans and other invertebrates live secret lives...

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Two-tailed Swallowtail

Insects & Above-Ground Invertebrates

Many colorful and interesting insects can be found in the park...

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Western rattlesnake


Several species of lizards and snakes live here, including rattlesnakes.

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Kangaroo Rat


From kangaroo rats to mountain lions, a variety of mammals are found here...

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Last updated: September 28, 2020

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