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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Douglas Reservoir - Larimer County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This large reservoir is stocked for fishing by the DOW, and often attracts numerous waterfowl and gulls in late fall and winter. The surrounding shrublands attract sparrows during fall migration, and in winter, northern shrike and a variety of raptors.

Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir
Directions: North from Fort Collins on US 287 to Hwy 1. Proceed north about 3.5 miles and turn left on CR 15. Continue north on CR 15 1 mile and turn left on CR 60 for about 0.3 miles then right on CR 15A to reservoir. Parking areas can be accessed on both east and west sides.
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CBRC Records from Douglas Reservoir

SpeciesAccession No.Date(s)
Red-necked Grebe1997-00811/10/1997
Pomarine Jaeger1996-500 25-30 Nov 1996
Black-legged Kittiwake23-96-2911/23/1996 - 11/24/1996
Lesser Black-backed Gull1999-0611/6/1999 - 1/8/1999