Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge


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Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge

Address:194 Bowdoin Auto Tour Rd
Malta, MT 59538

Phone:406-654-2863
Fax:406-654-2866
Web: www.fws.gov/bowdoin
Established: 1936.
Location:7 miles northeast of Malta in northeastern Montana.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, wildlife viewing sites (é), photo blind, auto tour route (15 miles).
Activities:Boating, canoeing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Geologic history indicates that Lake Bowdoin was once an oxbow of the pre-glacial Missouri River channel. Today the river lies nearly 70 miles south of the refuge.
Habitats: 15,551 acres of marsh and grassland.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Canada geese, white pelicans, California gulls, ring-billed gulls, cormorants, great blue herons, turtles, snakes, gophers, coyotes, pronghorn antelope, and deer.

See other parks in Montana.
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Our study was conducted during 1997-2007 at Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Phillips County, near the town of Malta in northcentral Montana (48[degrees] 24' N, 107[degrees] 39' W; ~750 m asl).
Prellwitz, and the staff at Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge.
Fish and Wildlife Service, Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge, Malta, MT 59538, USA.
Our study was conducted at Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Phillips County, northcentral Montana (48[degrees] 24' N, 107[degrees] 39' W; ~750 m elevation).
Prellwitz, Carmen Luna, and the staff at Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge.
Grassland bird banding at Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge, Montana.