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Vogel Canyon - Otero County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: The main attration of this medium sized canyon are the two permanent springs at the bottom of the canyon about a mile from the parking area. The riparian habitat here could attract migrants in season. Almost every regular SE dryland species occurs here, including Eastern Phoebe by the water, nesting Great Horned Owls, and probably Common Poorwill. The habitat here includes, in addition to the springs, PJ, rimrock and cliffs and extensive cholla grasslands.
Habitat: Lowland Riparian, Rimrock, Cliff Face, Cholla, Grassland/Prairie, Pinyon-Juniper Forest
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Directions: From La Junta, head south on CO 109 to GR 802 (David Canyon Road) and turn right (southwest). About a mile and a half from CO 109, turn left (south) onto GR 31. The parking lot is a mile south at the end of the road.
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