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Hudson Valley Sights

Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Updated 05/15/2014

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These open meadows and broken woods shelter kildeers, Northern harrier hawks, several types of flycatchers, a few warblers, woodpeckers, eastern kingbirds, and bluebirds. In spring, listen for the evening mating rituals of American woodcocks. In fall, watch for the occasional peregrine falcon—a few breeding pairs nest in the nearby cliffs. In spring through late summer, visitors can see bobolinks and Eastern meadowlarks nesting.

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Hoagerburgh Rd., 1½ miles north of Bruyn Tpke., Wallkill, New York, 12589, United States



Updated 05/15/2014


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