Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge area attracts sandhill cranes

Shallow wetlands and ponds at Bosque del Apache, Monte Vista and other national wildlife refuges afford valuable resting and feeding habitat for pintail ducks, snow geese and numerous other waterfowl.



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Shallow wetlands and ponds at Bosque del Apache, Monte Vista and other national wildlife refuges afford valuable resting and feeding habitat for pintail ducks, snow geese and numerous other waterfowl.

The 14,800-acre Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge in the San Luis Valley was born to attract sandhill cranes. The refuge was created in 1952 by the federal Migratory Bird Conservation…




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