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ROCKY MOUNT TOWERSITE
Edge Wade, August 2008
40 acres  Miller Co.  DeLorme 45, A-8
GPS:  38.3172386312,-92.28929988
 
Directions:  Off Route Z west of Eldon. Turn left from Route Z onto the gravel road marked with signs for Dooley Cemetery. At the T intersection, turn left, then continue a 1/2-mile to the area.  Or, from US 54, take Bus. 54 exit, then north to West Aurora, and go west on CR 52-12.
 
When to Visit/Species to Expect:  Check for nesting and migrating Pine Warblers, and in winter for Red-Breasted Nuthatch, Pine Siskins, crossbills and Evening Grosbeaks in invasion years.
 
Features of interest to birders:  Mature pines.  Parking area, no toilet.  East side of area can be walked on old two-track.
 
Nearby Birding Sites:  Hite Prairie CA, Saline Valley CA, Kings Bluff Access, Tuscumbia Access, Bagnell Dam Access.