To report a violation on John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge please call 215-365-3118. In case of emergency please call 911.
For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife rehabilitation facility near you.
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The refuge protects a variety of habitats for birds in the highly urbanized landscape of greater Philadelphia. It has been designated as an Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society. While most of the 300 plus avian species identified at the refuge utilize it as a migratory stopover, more than 80 species have been recorded nesting on the refuge over the years. Several species are also state listed as either threatened or endangered species or species of state or national management concern.