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Cottonwood Marsh photo by Peter Burke

Plaster Reservoir - Broomfield County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This is possibly the best waterfowl birding area in Broomfield. Many species of ducks are seen here year-round on a reservoir almost completely surrounded by reeds and marsh. There are rows of young cottonwoods and willows on the east side. The reservoir is a breeding area for Pied-billed Grebes, American Coots, Song Sparrows, Red-winged and Yellow-headed Blackbirds and Great-tailed Grackles.

Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir, Marsh, Lowland Riparian
Directions: From Hwy 287 (120th Ave), go north on Lowell St. to 136th Ave and go east to Plaster Circle (3rd left turn). Go to the north end of the circle and park on the street near a bike path to the reservoir.
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CBRC Records from Plaster Reservoir

SpeciesAccession No.Date(s)
Tundra Swan2005-124 11/17/2005