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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Setchfield State Wildlife Area - Bent County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This remote and seldom visited SWA is filled with juniper woodland, and can be the best place in the county to see things like Canyon Towhee, Rock Wren, Curve-billed Thrasher, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, and maybe things like Juniper Titmouse and Bushtit.

Habitat: Pinyon/Juniper Forest, Rimrock/Mesa, Grassland/Prairie
Directions: Head south from Las Animas on CO 101 to CR P, five miles north of Toonerville. Head west on CR P, bend south in one mile, west in another mile, and take a quick left onto CR 11/CR 10, which winds several miles south to the SWA.
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CBRC Records from Setchfield State Wildlife Area

SpeciesAccession No.Date(s)
Vermilion Flycatcher2001-1484/5/2001
Blackburnian Warbler2000-1289/1/2000