Bird Watching

Little River National Wildlife Refuge

Containing most of the remaining bottomland hardwood habitat in southeastern Oklahoma, the 15,000-acre Little River National Wildlife Refuge is characterized by low, wet habitat with old oxbows and sloughs interspersed throughout oak and hickory forest. The Refuge is open for hiking, fishing, hunting, birdwatching, wildlife observation and photography. Visitors ...

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Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge

Umbagog Natural Wildlife Refuge is a northern treasure in the National Wildlife Refuge System located in Coos County, New Hampshire and in Oxford County, Maine. Visitors have a unique opportunity to spot wildlife and take nature walks. Fishing is a popular pastime on Umbagog Lake and the surrounding rivers, ...

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Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge

The Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1958 "... as an inviolate sanctuary, or for any other management purpose, for migratory birds." The refuge primarily consists of 40,000 acres of wet meadows and open water wetlands. This large natural marsh, with a backdrop of the Cascade Mountain ...

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Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge

During spring and fall migrations as many as fourteen species of ducks and four kinds of geese will stop by Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge for a short visit. During the winter, it is not uncommon for the refuge to host up to 100,000 ducks and geese at once. ...

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James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge

James Campbell Refuge consists of over 160 acres of wetland habitat in two separate wetland units near the community of Kahuku on the northeastern shore of Oahu, Hawaii. This wetland refuge is primarily devoted to the recovery of Hawaii's four endemic water birds (Hawaiian stilt, Hawaiian moorhen, Hawaiian coot, ...

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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge's dramatic backdrop of steep cliffs plunging to the ocean is one of the best places on the main Hawaiian Islands to view wildlife. The refuge is home to some of the largest populations of nesting seabirds in in the main Hawaiian Islands. Visitors also ...

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Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge protects wildlife habitat along 30 miles of the lower Colorado River in Arizona and California, including the last unchannelized section before the river enters Mexico. The river and its associated backwater lakes and wetlands are a green oasis, contrasting with the surrounding desert mountains. More than 15,000 ...

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Horicon National Wildlife Refuge

Over 21,000 acres in size, Horicon National Wildlife Refuge is located on the west branch of the Rock River in southeastern Wisconsin and encompasses the northern two-thirds of Horicon Marsh. Horicon Marsh is a shallow, peat-filled lakebed gouged out by the Wisconsin Glacier about ...

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Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, was established September 30, 1969. It is a coastal refuge bisected by the Indian River Lagoon into two separate tracts of land totaling over 1000 acres. The 735 acre Jupiter Island tract provides some of the most productive sea turtle nesting habitat in ...

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Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is, in geologic terms, still quite "young," since its entire land mass was covered by glacial ice as recently as 10,000 years ago. Much of that frozen blanket still exists today, in the form of the more than 800-square mile Harding Ice Field, which the refuge ...

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