George Washington Carver National Monument
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George Washington Carver National Monument (email) (website)
5646 Carver Road, Diamond, MO 64840, Tel: 417-325-4151
Details: Named after George Washington Carver, a renowned scientist of agriculture, this national monument was established by an Act of Congress in July of 1943. School field trips and materials for loan to teachers are among the available resources.
Birds: Grebes, Pelicans, Cormorants, Heron, Waterfowl, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, Gallinaceous Birds, Rails, Shorebirds, Gulls, Pigeons, Doves, Cuckoos, Owls, Goatsuckers, Swifts, Hummingbirds, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, Jays, Crows, Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches, Creepers, Wrens, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers, Thrushes, Mockingbirds, Thrashers, Waxwings, Shrikes, Starling, Vireos, Wood Warblers, Tanagers, Grosbeaks, Buntings, Sparrows, Towhees, Blackbirds, Orioles, Finches, Weaver Finches.
Note: Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.