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125. Merced NWR, Merced, California

The best and most accessible wildlife refuge for finding birds in California’s Central Valley. Go for the tens of thousands of Snow and Ross’s Geese and Sandhill Cranes, as well as shorebirds, raptors, owls, shrikes, bluebirds, and more.