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    Pyramid Lake

    Anaho Island NWR is located near the eastern shoreline of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, Nevada, 30 miles northwest of Reno.

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    Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge

    Anaho Island provides breeding opportunities for the American White Pelican.

  • Anaho Island Rotator Item 218 x 116

    Pyramid Lake

    Anaho Island NWR is located near the eastern shoreline of Pyramid Lake in Washoe County, Nevada, 30 miles northwest of Reno.

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    A Pelican Haven

    To protect the nesting colonies, the entire island is closed to the public and boating is prohibited within 500 feet of the island.

  • Caspian Tern takes off 218 x 116 rotator

    Caspian Tern

    The island also provides nesting areas for doublecrested cormorants, California gulls, great blue herons and occasionally, Caspian terns.

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2013
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