Ducks and geese float on the water at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Ducks and geese float on the water at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Detailed Description

The Cosumnes River Preserve is home to California’s largest remaining valley oak riparian forest, and is one of the few protected wetland habitat areas in the state. Nestled in the heart of California’s Central Valley, the Preserve is a critical stop on the Pacific Flyway for migrating and wintering waterfowl. Over 250 species of birds have been sighted on or near the Preserve, including the Swainson hawk, Canada geese, numerous ducks, and Sandhill cranes.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1893 x 2048

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Location Taken: CA, US

Credits

Bob Wick, BLM

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