Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge
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Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge (website)
PO Box 101, Mound City, MO 64470, Tel: 660-442-3187
Details: Established in 1935 as a resting, feeding, and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife, Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge is a 7,350 acre refuge located in northwestern Missouri. The refuge is five miles south of Mound City and 30 miles north of St. Joseph.
Birds: Loons, Grebes, Pelicans, Cormorants, Bitterns, Herons, Ibises, Swans, Geese, Ducks, Vultures, Hawks, Falcons, Gallinaceous Birds, Rails, Shorebirds, Gulls, Terns, Doves, Cuckoos, Owls, Goatsuckers, Swifts, Hummingbirds, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, Jays, Crows, Chickadees, Nutchatches, Creepers, Wrens, Kinglets, Thrushes, Thrashers, Pipits, Waxwings, Shrikes, Starlings, Vireos, Wood Warblers, Sparrows, Meadowlarks, Blackbirds, Orioles, Finches, Sparrows.
Note: Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.