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1. Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, Auto Tour Loop

1. Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, Auto Tour Loop  Map

Habitat: The Refuge is part of a larger complex of mid-altitude wetlands and lakes of northeastern California and serves as an important resting and feeding area for migratory birds in the permanent and seasonal marshes, wet meadows, and sagebrush uplands found along the 2.5-mile loop that is excellent for walking or driving.

Birds: Greater Sandhill Cranes, Waterfowl, Northern Harriers

Directions: From Alturas take Co Rd 56 E. for 0.6 mi, Turn S. (R) on Co Rd 115 for 0.9 mi. Entrance will be on E. (L) side of Rd.

Information: Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, 530-233-3572

Greater Sandhill Crane
Greater Sandhill Crane