Geese, Ducks and Swans - Oh My!
Geese, ducks and Tundra swans migrate through the refuge on twice-yearly journeys. Look for wintering raptors as well.
Stillwater Refuge is For The Birds!
Stillwater NWR is a great place to see and hear thousands of wading and shore birds during Spring migration.
Fire on the Refuge Restores, Renews
Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.
More about Fire
Winters are for Waterfowl!
Stillwater Refuge offers habitat for wintering ducks, geese and Tundra swans.
About the Complex
The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex is composed of Anaho Island NWR, Fallon NWR and Stillwater NWR in of north-central Nevada.
Stillwater is managed as part of the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Learn more about the complex
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
Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert
Now that you made the decision to visit, how do you get here? Follow this link to find us.
Driving Directions to Stillwater NWR
View east from Stillwater refuge to a winter sunrise. Click for a PDF of the refuge brochure.Stillwater brochure
Most recent field observations from the refuge are posted here each month. UPDATE: American Tree Sparrows
continue on the refuge! (Excel/20kb))February 2015 Refuge Bird Survey
The late Snow goose season for Northern Nevada runs from February 21 to March 10, 2015. Daily bag limit is 20, possession limit is 60. Check state regulations for more details.NDOW website - waterfowl regs
Be prepared before you visit Stillwater NWR Complex. Ask, listen and learn. Click the link below for the local weather forecast to help you plan a visit.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2015