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Alamosa & Monte Vista Wildlife Refuges

May 19-20, 2014

Alamosa Wildlife Refuge This place is for the birds.

Alamosa Wildlife Refuge

The Alamosa and Monte Vista Wildlife Refuges are located just outside the towns of the same name in the San Luis Valley of Colorado.
Alamosa Wildlife Refuge Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge

Other than these two varieties of blackbird, all I saw was lots of geese.
Alamosa Wildlife Refuge
Fairplay Reservoir Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge
(These two were actually in the Fairplay Reservoir)
Alamosa Wildlife Refuge

(This photo of some sandhill cranes is from October 2012)
Alamosa Wildlife Refuge