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Summer Birding at Conboy Lake NWR

4 monthes ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

I recently drove from my home in Portland to Conboy Lake NWR in southern Washington for a birding day-trip. Located on the eastern slope of the Cascades near the base of Mt. Adams, the refuge is one of the few breeding locations for Sandhill Cranes in Washington. According to eBird , just over 200 species have been observed at the refuge and just under 1,000 checklists have been submitted.
I decided to walk Willard Springs trial , a two-mile loop that provides a nice sample of the various habitats on the refuge , including wet prairie, marsh, meadow, and pine forest. When I arrived in the...
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