Whooping Crane Update
Fall Whooper migration should begin in October. See how many birds were observed this past spring!
Whooping Crane Sightings
Quivira is one of the top birding destinations in the United States. Find out where to go and when.
How do we look?
Get up-to-date information and views from around the Refuge.
See how we look!
The Quivira CCP has arrived
Quivira now has a completed Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP). Copies are available online or at the Visitor Center. Click here for details.
Comprehensive Conservation Planning
Hunting at Quivira
Hunting is allowed annually from September 1 through February 28. Find out more.
Hunting and Fishing at Quivira
Recent Bird Observations
Catch the latest news on what is being observed at Quivira, including Waterfowl and Shorebird Surveys.See what is here
Current Road Conditions
Road conditions: some muddy sections and occasional standing water. Drive carefully.
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Other Items of Interest
Sand Plum fruits abound this year at Quivira, but collecting them is not permitted at the Refuge. More inside.Rules and Regulations
Road improvements throughout the Refuge are planned this summer and fall. Some temporary closures are expected. More details will be posted here.Road Work 2014
Quivira now has a completed Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP). Copies are available online or at the Visitor Center. Click here for details.Comprehensive Conservation Planning
A Cape May Warbler was observed and photographed by multiple observers on May 17, 2014. See details inside!Recent Bird Sightings at Quivira
The tallest North American bird, and one of the rarest: now numbering about 600 in the world, there were once as few as 16.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2014