Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayKansas

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  • Plains Coreopsis Wildflowers

    A field of Plains Coreopsis wildflowers bloom in wet or seasonably wet habitat.

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  • Egrets at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area

    Flocks of egrets are common sights at the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area. Even the most novice of wildlife watchers will appreciate the beauty and vastness of the flocks within the wildlife areas. Spring migration will showcase sights similar to this egret photo - while fall migration waterfowl flocks often produce daily populations on the wetlands of 50,000.

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  • Aerial View of Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area

    This photo provides a "bird's eye view" of the 19,587 acre Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area.

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  • Blackbird Sunset

    In the winter, millions of blackbirds roost each evening at Kansas wetlands, like these at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

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  • Bobcat in a Tree

    A bobcat suns itself in the early morning light along the Migrant's Mile Nature Trail at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Wings and Wetlands Birders

    A group of birders gather at Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area for the Wings and Wetlands Birding Festival.

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  • Boys Hiking at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge

    Boys take advantage of the walking and hiking opportunities at various locations along the Kansas Wetlands and Wildlife Scenic Byway.

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  • Eagle Moon

    A Golden Eagle soars in front of the moon at Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. Not nearly as common at Quivira as the Bald Eagle, a few Golden Eagles do visit and hunt at the refuge each winter.

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