Wildlife and Habitat
Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge is home to an incredible variety of wildlife species that depend on the diversity of habitat found here.
Wildlife comes first on national wildlife refuges and at Maxwell, you will see a variety of mammal, reptile, amphibian, and bird species that call the refuge home.Learn More
The refuge is made up of prairie, wetlands, woodlots, and agriculture fields -- important habitat that provides the food, shelter, and space that wildlife needs to establish new territories and raise their young.Learn More
Wildlife Watching Tips
A variety of suggestions provided from the link below, to assist you in seeing wildlife on Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge during your visit. Learn More
While enjoying wildlife watching on the refuge, you will find the attached bird list helpful.Learn More
Be sure and post your wildlife sightings on Twitter!
Page Photo Credits White-tailed fawn/Bennette Jenkins, Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge woodlots/Aaron Mize, Long-tailed weasel/Leann Wilkins, Canada goose/Bennette Jenkins, Grasshopper sparrow/Robert Shantz ©
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2012