Bird Watching

Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge

Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) includes 11,556 acres along the Scenic Hatchie River and is located about three miles south of Brownsville, Tennessee. The refuge was established in 1964, primarily to provide habitat (food, water and shelter) for migrating and wintering waterfowl. Over 200 species of birds, 50 ...

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Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Eastern forest dramatically gives way to the western prairie at Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge. Hardwood forests stretching from the Atlantic seaboard rapidly shift to the vast western prairie at this picturesque refuge. Prior to settlement this diverse vegetation was attractive to wildlife and the area teemed with waterfowl, ...

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Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge lies on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma, on the Red River between Oklahoma and Texas. Established in 1946, the refuge includes 3,000 acres of marsh and water and 8,000 acres of upland and farmland. During fall, winter, and spring, the marshes and waters ...

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Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is located in south San Francisco Bay, California. One of the largest urban refuges in the United States, it is an island of wildlife habitat in a burgeoning metropolitan area of 7 million people. The refuge consists primarily of tidal ...

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Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge

Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is a 28-mile long river valley with three natural lakes. The northern boundary of the Refuge is Saskatchewan, Canada. The Refuge was established in the 1930s "dust bowl era" and original Refuge facilities were constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to ...

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Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge

The Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in southernmost Illinois within the Cache River Watershed. The refuge was established in 1990 under the Emergency Wetlands Resource Act of 1986 to protect, restore, and manage wetlands and bottomland forests that provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds, resident ...

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Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1909, is one of the nation's oldest refuges. Located southwest of Boise, Idaho, the refuge includes the Lake Lowell sector (10,588 acres) and the Snake River Islands sector (about 800 acres). Lake Lowell is an irrigation project reservoir that provides an oasis ...

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Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge

Protecting the important natural wetlands along the Deep Fork River, Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oklahoma is a newcomer to the National Wildlife Refuge System. Established in 1993, the 8,696-acre refuge is subject to extensive flooding at least once a year. This flooding results in excellent conditions ...

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Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge

The Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1964 through community support and in cooperation with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. It is located on both banks of the Chattahoochee River in southeast Alabama and southwest Georgia. Named after the city of Eufaula, the refuge offers a ...

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Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge

Established August 5, 1985, Chickasaw National Wildlife Refuge lies in the Lower Mississippi River floodplain along the Chickasaw Bluff in western Tennessee. Eight miles of the western boundary abut the Mississippi River along the only stretch without a mainline levee in the Lower Mississippi River Valley. As ...

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