Birding Site Guide to Schifferdecker Memorial CA Printable Site Guide SCHIFFERDECKER (W.L.) MEMORIAL CONSERVATION AREA Edge Wade, August 2008 240 acres Carroll Co. DeLorme 28, E-4 GPS: 39.3726564038,-93.6821695558 Directions: From Carrollton, go about 6 miles west on Rt. E to the junction with Rt. D. Go south on Rt. D to reach main entrance. Or, from Norborne, go about 4.5 miles north on Rt. D. When to Visit/Species to Expect: Spring, early summer, autumn. Area has potential for some very good birding for upland species, wetland birds, as well as small nesting passerines. Features of interest to birders: Main entrance is at southwest corner of the area, on east side of Rt. D, near a memorial monument. 3 parking areas, 2 easily viewed ponds are along this road. Overall, a good variety of habitats, much of it accessible by car or with little walking. Car may be parked at the “Y” intersection of routes D and E to bird the northwest corner, a woody area with planted native trees and interesting signs. A 40-acre segment on the east side of the area, connected only by the corner, has creek bottom habitat. Toilets: None Camping: Primitive in parking areas Hazards/Limitations: Turkey creek ditch (east 40 acres) subject to flooding.