Cottonwood Creek Road

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

Go about 3 miles south of Fossil on Hwy 218 and look for Cottonwood Creek Rd. on your left. The road cuts into a canyon with tall trees. This road eventually hooks up with Pine Creek Road and can make a very birdy loop.

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Habitat and Birds

This road has a mix of junipers and pines. Look for dry pine species like Dusky Flycatcher, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Gray Flycatcher, Pygmy Nuthatch, Calliope Hummingbird, Flammulated Owl, Northern Pygmy-owl and Common Poorwill. In the riparian areas look for Virginia Rail and nesting Lincoln’s Sparrows. In winter, Townsend’s Solitaire are abundant and Mountain Bluebirds can be found along this road.

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