About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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These herons can be found using the refuge to feed, roost and nest. Most sightings occur when the birds are flying or roosting in trees and shrubs.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2015