Past Seasonal Bird CountsClick here for a PDF file of the bird counts from the Fall 2012Click here for a PDF file of the bird counts from the Winter / Spring 2013Click here for a PDF file of the bird counts from the Fall 2013Click here for a PDF file of the bird counts from the Winter / Spring 2014
Current Fall Seasonal Bird CountsClick here for a PDF file of the CURRENT SEASONAL bird counts beginning September 25, 2014
Great Blue Heron
Bald Eagle (adult)
Bald Eagle (juv)
Great Horned Owl
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During the spring and fall, DeSoto’s wetlands become a temporary home for a variety of waterfowl and shorebirds. Look for migrating birds from September-December and March-April. A variety of birds depend on the aquatic and wetland habitats at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge. Such species include mallards, blue and green winged teal, northern pintail, American wigeon, wood ducks, Canada geese and pelicans.