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Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge - BirdForum Opus

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A national wildlife refuge near Sumner in north central Missouri that serves as a waystation for migrating birds, especially waterfowl.


Notable Species

American White Pelican are common from at least March-June (personal experience...probably there longer). Best views are obtained by walking out on the mudflats. Plenty of open fields and forest as well.


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Birds you can see here include:

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Other Wildlife

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Site Information

History and Use

This refuge was established in 1937

Areas of Interest

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Access and Facilities

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Contact Details

16194 Swan Lake Ave. Sumner, MO 64681

Tel: 660-856-3323

External Links

Content and images originally posted by lassa8