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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Monte Vista - Rio Grande County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This town has most of the same common and uncommon species as Del Norte. Unusual sightings in Monte Vista have included Blue Jay, Northern Mockingbird, and Summer Tanager. There also is a nice cemetery with thick mature evergreens which have been known to attract crossbills in winter and could have goodies at any season. Ruby-crowned Kinglet and Black-and-white Warbler have occurred here.

Habitat: Urban/Suburban, Park/Cemetery
Directions: Monte Vista is along US 160 at its junction with US 285. The cemetery is just west of town on the north side of 160.
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