Grulla National Wildlife Refuge
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Grulla National Wildlife Refuge (website)
P.O. Box 549, Muleshoe, NM 79347, Tel: 806-946-3341
Details: Grulla National Wildlife Refuge includes a 2,330 acre saline lake bed of Salt Lake and 906 acres of grassland. Turkey vultures, norther harriers, American kestrels, Swainson's hawks, ferruginous hawks, red-tailed hawks, and golden eagles, Ring-necked pheasant, scaled quail, and lesser prairie chicken can be seen on or near the refuge.
Birds: Grebes, Bitterns, Herons, Egrets, Swans, Geese, Ducks, American Vultures, Kites, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons, Pheasants, Grouse, Turkeys, Quail, Rails, Gallinules, Coots, Cranes, Plovers, Stilts, Avocets, Sandpipers, Phalaropes, Gulls, Terns, Pigeons, Doves, Cuckoos, Roadrunners, Anis, Typical Owl, Nighthawks, Nightjars, Tyrant Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, Jays, Magpies, Crows, Thrushes, Wagtails, Pipits, Shrikes, Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Sparrows, Blackbirds, Orioles, Finches, Old World Sparrow.
Note: Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.