Candelaria Wetland Birdwatching Preserve - Albuquerque, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kameniev
N 35° 07.771 W 106° 40.914
13S E 346758 N 3888700
Quick Description: The Candelaria Wetland birdwatching preserve area is open to the public year-round in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 3/25/2011 11:15:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMB22T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 7

Long Description:
The Candelaria Wetland is part of the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There are several observation blinds surrounding the wetland where visitors can view the birds.

One can see ducks, geese, cranes and also hummingbirds at one of several hummingbird feeder stations. There are also many resident Roadrunners that can be seen.

In the visitor's center there is an enclosed room that overlooks the wetland as well with a library of birding books one can browse while watching the wildlife outside.
Park Name: Candelaria Wetland

Sponsoring Organization: Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Entrance Fee: 3.00 (listed in local currency)

List any Hides, Birding Towers, or other structures to assist in Birdwatching found at the location:
Several blinds and visitor center enclosed observation room


Website: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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