Bird Watching

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Renowned for its wildlife, Arctic Refuge is inhabited by 45 species of land and marine mammals, ranging from the pygmy shrew to the bowhead whale. Best known are the polar, grizzly, and black bear; wolf, wolverine, Dall sheep, moose, muskox, and the animal that has come to symbolize the ...

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge was established on March 14, 1984. It contains 152,195 acres which lie on the mainland portions of Dare and Hyde Counties, North Carolina. The Refuge is roughly 28 miles from north to south and 15 miles from east to west. ...

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Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

One of the crown jewels of the National Wildlife Refuge System, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge protects a vast complex of wetlands in southeastern Oregon's high desert. It is adjacent to the Steens Mountain Wilderness, with the Wild and Scenic Donner and Blitzen River flowing into the refuge at its ...

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Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge

Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge was established to conserve marine mammals, seabirds and other migratory birds, and the marine resources upon which they rely. The Refuge's 3.4 million-acres include the spectacular volcanic islands of the Aleutian chain, the seabird cliffs of the remote Pribilofs, and icebound lands washed by ...

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Alturas Recreation Area

The Alturas resource area encompasses a panorama of diversity, from evergreen forests to rocky lava flows to high desert plains. The recreational opportunities are as varied as the landscape. The visitor can camp in remote settings, hike the emigrant trails that dissect the lands, or watch herds of Pronghorn ...

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Dos Palmas Preserve

This oasis with its hundreds of swaying fan palms offers sanctuary in the midst of the dry Colorado Desert. Pools fed by artesian springs and seepage from the nearby Coachella Canal form a lush wetland area. The exceptional habitat shelters a variety of both threatened or endangered and more ...

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Barstow Field Recreation Sites

Barstow Field Recreation Sites is a collection of lands and amazing recreational opportunities in the California desert. Within its boundaries are two BLM campgrounds, Afton Canyon and Owl Canyon; the Rainbow Basin National Natural Landmark; the Juniper Flats and Ord Mountain Route Networks; five Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Areas, Stoddard ...

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Fort Ord National Monument

Fort Ord National Monument is home to some of the last undeveloped natural wildlands on the Monterey Peninsula. This 7,200-acre portion of the former Army base at Fort Ord is now public land managed by BLM. The elaborate system of trails left behind by the military is well-suited to ...

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Clear Lake

Clear Lake, the "lake born of fire", is the headwaters of the McKenzie River and was formed 3000 years ago when lava from Sand Mountain reached the river and backed up water to form the lake. The original forest that had lined the river banks was submerged. Remnants of some ...

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Foss Reservoir

Foss Dam and Reservoir, which are located on the Washita River in Custer County, provide regulation of the river flows as well as municipal and industrial water supplies for several cities in Oklahoma. The lake contains approximately 6,800 acres of open water, and is accessible from numerous roads in ...

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