Black Rush Lake WPA

       
   

Area and County

    Lyon County
    Southwest Minnesota
     
 

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Size

964 acres

 
 
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Parking

Parking Area #1
N44 20.430, W95 53.843

Parking Area #2
N44 19.831, W95 53.838

Parking Area #3
N44 19.613, W95 54.733

 
Hiking Trails

No maintained trails

 
Hunting

 


Ecological Classification Province  

Prairie Parkland Province

Ecological Classification
Section  

North Central Glaciated Plains

Subsection(s)  

Coteau Moraines

Land Type Association(s)

Slayton Moraine
Tracey Till Plain

 
Native Plant Communities1 Not mapped (2/2/2018)
 
Natural Features

Marsh, upland prairie


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Links

Southwest Minnesota Birding Resources


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Visits

9/14/2010

   

 

 

 

 

       

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Marsh

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Shallow Lake

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Birds

Four bird species with conservation status in Minnesota have been seen here:

 

Special concern

Forster’s Tern (Sterna forsteri)

Franklin’s Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan)

Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus)

Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis)

 
 

American Coot (Fulica americana)

Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)

Forster’s Tern (Sterna forsteri)

Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)

American Coot

 

 

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