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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Mormon Gap - Rio Blanco County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: Numerous Prairie Dog towns on either side of the road used to be a good place to see Burrowing Owls but none have been seen there for several years. Horned Larks, Northern Mockingbirds, Say's Phoebe and Western Flycatchers are usually seen in summer along with an occasional Scott's Oriole or Ferruginous Hawk.

Habitat: Grassland/Prairie, Pinyon/Juniper Forest
Directions: Head northwest from Rangely on Hwy 64 then south on county road 21 for 5 miles; turn around at the Utah border and return.
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