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Cheyenne Bottoms attracts hunters from Norway

Norwegians Staale Alvestad, left, and Nils Parborg relax for a few minutes before they head out to Cheyenne Bottoms for hunting geese and ducks.

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Birds have always known that Cheyenne Bottoms is an important stop on the central flyway for the hundreds of thousands of water fowl and shore birds that migrate south each winter and north each spring. Although it’s not always recognized as such by humans, Cheyenne Bottoms was designated a wetlands of international importance in 1971.
Staale Alvestad and Nils Henrik Parborg both from Oslo, Norway travelled to this country for one thing-to hunt at Cheyenne Bottoms. This is the first time either of the two men had been in the U.S.
“I read about Cheyenne Bottoms on the ...

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