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Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area — Pitt Meadows, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
N 49° 20.910 W 122° 37.002
10U E 527839 N 5466268
Quick Description: Over 200 species of birds have been documented in the Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA including Greater Sandhill Cranes.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 10/11/2019 10:57:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM11F2N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged
Views: 2

Long Description:
On the southern shore of the world's largest tidal freshwater lake, this delta filled with marshes is home to over 200 species of birds. Set amongst some of the most spectacular scenery close to the Vancouver metropolitan region, the Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA is a great place to walk through and experience solitude and nature.

Beyond the Greater Sandhill Cranes, which the Pitt-Addington Marsh WMA is one of two nesting locations in the Lower Fraser Valley, you may see Canada Goose, Mallard, American Wigeon, Teal, Pintail and Wood Ducks. Raptors, most common during the winter months, include Northern Harrier, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Bald Eagle, Kestrel, Turkey Vulture and Osprey.

In addition to winged animals, it is not uncommon to spot Black Bears, Mule Deers, Coyotes, and Cougars throughout the 2,972 hectares | 7,344 acre refuge.
Park Name: Pitt-Addington Marsh Wildlife Management Area

Sponsoring Organization: The Province of British Columbia, The Nature Trust of BC, Ducks Unlimited Canada, and Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Website: [Web Link]

Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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Parking Coordinates: N 49° 20.910 W 122° 37.002

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