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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Accessible Painter Road (CR 386) - Weld County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: Stretching between I-76 at Roggen and US 34 near Dearfield, Painter Road can be good especially in winter for Short-eared Owl (at twilight) and other raptors and for winter longspurs. Cassin's Sparrow is possible in summer.

Habitat: Grassland/Prairie, Yucca
Directions: From Denver, head east (northeast) on I-76 to Roggen (exit 48). Go south from the exit to Front Street (the I-76 frontage road) and turn left (east). Follow this road about a mile east to Painter Road on the left (north).
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