Nature trails and observation blinds provide opportunities for visitors to photograph wildlife and scenic areas.
Waterfowl migrations occur from March to early April and again from September to November. Bird enthusiasts may readily see Canada geese, wood ducks, mallards, blue-winged teal, and hooded mergansers.
Bald eagles nest on the refuge and osprey visit in search of food. Red-tailed hawks and American kestrels are common raptors that nest here.
During the summer shorebirds such as sandpipers and yellowlegs appear in small flocks, feeding on the mudflats.