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Migratory Bird Refuge in the Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Migratory Bird Refuge in the Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas

hearings before the United States House Committee on Agriculture, Seventieth Congress, first session, on Feb. 3, 1928

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds -- Conservation -- Kansas,
  • Wildlife refuges -- Kansas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 37 p
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15289980M

    Subsequent population recovery has been attributed to enforcement of the Migratory Bird Act of (which made it illegal to shoot whooping cranes) and the creation of WBNP and ANWR. Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, and Cheyenne Bottoms State Wildlife Area The National Academies Press. doi: / A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.


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Migratory Bird Refuge in the Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture Download PDF EPUB FB2

Visit Great Bend, Kansas in spring for a unique opportunity to bird two of the best birding locations in the region, Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, as well as other area hot spots. The Wings and Wetlands Festival is a biannual event, held in late April or early May.

Beyond great bird watching experiences, the weekend. Cheyenne Bottoms is a wetland in the central Great Plains of North ing approximat acres ( km 2; 64 sq mi) in central Kansas, it is the largest wetland in the interior United States.

The Bottoms is a critical stopping point on the Central Flyway for millions of birds which migrate through the region on: Barton County, Kansas. Cheyenne Bottoms, Great Bend: Address, Phone Number, Cheyenne Bottoms Reviews: /5.

United States ; All reviews education center great birding day trip bird watching wetland area great assortment ducks migration waterfowl season wildlife birders hunters avocets thousands sightings refuge preserve information state route premier/5(79).

Black-necked Stilts breed at Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira and nowhere else in Kansas. No wonder both sites were designated Globally Important Bird Areas by the American Bird Conservancy. Proud of its wetlands and their birds, the city of Great Bend hosts a festival every other spring known as the Wings ‘n’ Wetlands Weekend.

Kansas has some big surprises in store for visiting birders. For one, this state known for swaying wheat fields and tornados is home to two of the most important stopover sites for migrating shorebirds in the world—Quivira National Wildlife Refuge and Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area.

For another, Kansas has recorded bird species within its. Most of the 27 species of ducks which frequent Kansas are produced in states and the Canadian provinces to the north. Although 14 species of ducks are known to have nested in Kansas, the major portion of Kansas book resident breeding population, estimated at ab pairs, is composed of wood ducks, blue-winged teal and mallards.

Kansas has excellent bird watching sites available. Cheyenne Bottoms, located near Great Bend and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, located near Stafford, are wonderful sites for viewing migratory birds, during the spring and fall. Cheyenne Bottoms, Great Bend: Address, Phone Number, Cheyenne Bottoms Reviews: /5 bird watching wetland area great assortment ducks migration waterfowl season wildlife birders hunters avocets thousands sightings refuge preserve information state route premier.

navarmop2 we were ahead of the main migratory bird migration and had just /5(79). Proceed north on to the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area. This large natural sink is a critical migratory-bird stopover where some 45 percent of the North American shorebird population lands.

Having lived in Kansas most of my life for years I wasn't even aware of Cheyenne Bottoms. Although we visited in May and it was past the bird migration season it was very interesting.

The nature center has good exhibits and fully explains the area. If you want to see more /5(79). Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Refuge – A top public Kansas Duck Hunting destination is Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Refuge.

Located near Great Bend, in central Kansas book. As one of the largest inland marshes of o acres, Cheyenne Bottoms is a top spot for migratory waterfowl in the Central Flyway. This book documents nearly US and Canadian locations where wildlife refuges, nature preserves, and similar properties protect natural sites that lie within the North American Great Plains, from Canada’s Prairie Provinces to the Texas-Mexico border.

Information on site location, size, biological diversity, and the presence of especially rare or interesting flora and fauna are Author: Paul A. Johnsgard. Print; Email; Kansas Birding Resources. Kansas State Bird - Western Meadowlark.

Kansas may not seem like a birding hotspot but the wetlands and prairies of the state make it one of the best locations in the country for migrating waterfowl and shorebirds. During spring migration from March through May, native Kansas birds mingle with millions of migratory birds on their.

"This book has inspired me with an instant thirst to come to Kansas and explore all the birding opportunities. It will make resident birders and visitors equally happy."--Claudia Wilds, author Finding Birds in the National Capital Area "The authors are to be commended for this useful, clearly written guide."--Jerome A.

Jackson, author of The Mid-South Bird Notes of Ben B. 5/5(1). The work is taking place on lines in Kansas assessed to pose the highest risk to migrating birds within 5 miles of Quivira National Wildlife Refuge and Cheyenne Bottoms, which are important stopover areas between the species’ wintering and breeding grounds.

By the end ofmiles of high-risk lines at Cheyenne Bottoms will be marked. Macroinvertebrate response to cattail management at Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, USA Article in Wetlands 25(3) September with 78 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Cheyenne Bottoms & Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

Birders and wildlife photographers will love this duo of North American shorebird migratory stops. Experience both Cheyenne Bottoms and the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge in one drive by taking the mile Wetlands and Wildlife National Scenic Kansas Wetlands Education Center, located southeast of.

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 10 Beard, Philip R: "Kansas Colored Literary and Business my, The: A White Effort at African American Education in Late- Nineteenth-Century Kansas," article by —; note on Beaston, Lewis Beatty, F.

Beckworth, James Abilene (Dickinson Co.)   Cheyenne Bottoms can be accessed three ways: from the southeast off of Kansas Highway just next to the visitor’s center; from the north on the K-4 highway, or from west off of US On a beautiful, clear early June morning, I entered from K.

The area around Kingsley Dam and Lake McConaughy, for example, is known to have attracted more than bird species, including breeders (plus 17 probable breeders) making it the third-most species-rich bird location in the interior U.S.A.

(after Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in southern Texas and Cheyenne Bottoms WMA in central Cited by: 2. Cheyenne Bottoms is a unique wetlands and refuge offering excellent birdwatching, especially during migrations. It is easy to get to and easy to drive around. Unfortunately, state funding has apparently been ended and all 3 employees are gone.

This site is too important to lose /5(79). Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge are two Wetlands of International Importance, and provide thousands of birds a stopover along their North and South migration routes.

The festival dates coincide with the historical peak of shorebird migration, and is sure to provide some excellent viewing of well over species of birds. Look for them near mudflats and open water throughout the rest of Kansas, especially around Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

Peregrine Falcons can fly 75 mph in level flight but their stoop, reaching speeds of more than mph, is the maneuver that thrills anyone privileged enough to witness it. eBird transforms your bird sightings into science and conservation. Plan trips, find birds, track your lists, explore range maps and bird migration—all free.

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge is located in south central Kansas near the town of lies mostly in northeastern Stafford County, but small parts extend into southwestern Rice and northwestern Reno Counties.

Its proximity to the Central Flyway migration route and the salt marshes on the refuge combine to endow the refuge with a large variety of on: South central Kansas, United States. Cheyenne Bottoms, Great Bend: Address, Phone Number, Cheyenne Bottoms Reviews: /5.

United States ; All reviews education center great birding bird watching day trip wetland area great assortment ducks migration waterfowl season wildlife avocets thousands hunters sightings refuge preserve information state route premier highway /5(78). This tranquil, kilometer byway was made for nature lovers.

Passing through the wetland landscapes of Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, the aptly named Wetlands & Wildlife National Scenic Byway is an important annual waypoint for millions of migratory.

A flour sack from the Walnut Creek Mill was found miles to the northeast, perhaps the longest distance ever recorded for an object weighing more than one pound.

Up to 45, migrating ducks were reported killed at Cheyenne Bottoms. Dead ducks fell from the sky 40 miles northeast of that migratory bird refuge.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife has published many pamphlets on backyard birding. Four of these pamphlets were originally edited for the internet by Terry Ross, of the Baltimore Bird Club. The following buttons will lead you to the pamphlets.

Among the fondest and most memorable moments of childhood are. At Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, about 30 miles south and east of Cheyenne Bottoms, another 14 whoopers were spotted by U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service staff. In response, the entire refuge is. leum Reserve. Important migratory stopover sites for Buff-breasted Sandpiper include Beaverhill Lake in Alberta, where 1, birds were counted inRiverton Wildlife Area in Iowa, where up to birds have been counted; and Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Management Area in Kansas, which has hosted up to birds.

High counts. Cheyenne Bottoms is administered by the Kansas Department of Wildlife & Parks and The Nature Conservancy. National and international birding groups regularly list the Cheyenne Bottoms/Quivira Refuge area as prime bird watching territory.

The area now attracts more thanvisitors a year to central Kansas, many of them bird watchers. The Mattamuskeet Refuge area is the hub of hunting North America's largest legal waterfowl.

It's a simple outing and affordable for this ultimate trophy. An average duck hunt run's $ to $ with lodging per day for up to three guys, so you and a few buddies can have a three-day package and that's about all each of you will pay in the end.

The preserves — Cheyenne Bottoms, jointly managed by The Nature Conservancy and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, and Quivira National. The bird population in Kansas is, well, flighty. Some birds arrive; other birds leave. Some pick up and move to a different part of the Thompson has studied these changes for decades.

Welcome to Hunt Hickory Creek Waterfowl Division. First, thank you for your interest in hunting waterfowl with us here in Kansas. We are nestled in southeastern Kansas about 60 miles from Wichita, Kansas. Our goal here at Hunt Hickory Creek is to provide a stellar waterfowl hunt and while helping you make memories that will last you a lifetime.

Of the species of birds that have been documented in Kansas, have been observed using Cheyenne Bottoms. Through banding efforts, we know that birds here migrate north as far as western Alaska and the tundra at the edge of the arctic, and south to Louisiana, Texas, Central America and the far reaches of South America.

Nov 9, - Explore cmeihaus's board "Wetlands mural" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Great bend, Kansas and Red wing blackbird pins. Other wetland complexes where DU has done extensive restoration work, including Quivira National Wildlife Refuge and Cheyenne Bottoms in Kansas, are some of the sites where large groups have been regularly spotted,” DU Manager of Kansas Conservation Programs Matt Hough said.

“This is a validation of our wetland work in those areas.”. Great Bend Tourism; Great Bend Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Great Bend; Great Bend Holiday Rentals; Flights to Great Bend; Great Bend Restaurants; Great Bend Attractions/5(78). Two of the Sunflower State's most well-known and popular waterfowling destinations are Cheyenne Bottoms and the Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

They are relatively close to each other -- as the ducks and geese fly -- but they are in different waterfowl zones.

Cheyenne Bottoms is in the Early Zone, Quivira in the Late Zone.- Explore tammiemaier's board "Kansas Travels" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Kansas, Travel and Marion county pins.Two of the major birding areas in the central part of Kansas are Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge; both are designated Wetlands of International Importance by RAMSAR.

These two major central Kansas wetlands attract Whooping Cranes making these two marshes major stopovers during the fall migration.