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Hutton Lake
National Wildlife Refuge

Canvasbacks are one of the largest diving ducks.  They have a chestnut-red head and neck, a white mid-body and wings, and a black chest and tail.

Laramie, WY   
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Canvasback duck on a wetland.
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  Wildlife and Habitat

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A large variety of waterfowl can be seen on the Refuge during spring and fall migrations. Other waterbirds include Wilsons phalaropes, willets, American avocets, black-necked stilts, black-crowned night herons, eared grebes, and pied-billed grebes. Swainson's hawks, northern harriers, golden eagles, white-tailed prairie dogs, and pronghorn are also common on the Refuge.

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