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Wetland Mixedwood Wildlife

Sandhill CraneThe wildlife of the Wetland Mixedwood Subregion is relatively under-populated, both in species and numbers compared with the Central Mixedwood Subregion. The scarcity of deciduous and mixedwood communities is largely responsible for this. The extensive wetlands that characterize this Subregion provide important habitat for nesting and migrating waterfowl including Sandhill Crane and the rare Whooping Crane.


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