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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Fort Lyon Canal - Bent County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: The stretch of the Fort Lyon canal just east of the Otero County line is lined with big cottonwoods that can have screech-owls (both species possible, although Western is more likely) in addition to Lewis' Woodpeckers and sundry migrants.

Habitat: Stream, Lowland Riparian
Directions: From US 50 just north of the Arkansas River on the northeast side of Las Animas, head west on CO 194 nine miles to the canal.
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