Grand Bay NWR is an ideal area for a variety of wildlife. Palustrine forests, mixed hardwoods, with coastal interface such as floodplain swamps and tidal wetlands provide a unique mixture of habitats to support a vast array of species.
You are requested to report sightings of species not on our checklist or if they are listed as rare or accidental. Threatened and endangered species that occur at the refuge include the threatened gopher tortoise, the endangered red-cockaded woodpecker and the endangered brown pelican.
The following lists are currently available on-line: Birds and Herps.