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    Whooping Crane Update

    Fall Whooper migration should begin in October. See how many birds were observed this past spring!

    Whooping Crane Sightings

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    Birding Quivira

    Quivira is one of the top birding destinations in the United States. Find out where to go and when.

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    How do we look?

    Get up-to-date information and views from around the Refuge.

    See how we look!

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    The Quivira Draft CCP is here

    Quivira has completed a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP), and it is currently nearing its final stages of completion. Check this page for any updates.

    Comprehensive Conservation Planning

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    Hunting at Quivira

    Hunting is allowed annually from September 1 through February 28. Find out more.

    Hunting and Fishing at Quivira

Recent Bird Observations

Recent Bird Observations

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Catch the latest news on what is being observed at Quivira, including Waterfowl and Shorebird Surveys.

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Current Road Conditions

Current Road Conditions

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Road conditions: mostly dry and dusty. Drive carefully and do not enter areas of deep, loose sand.

Hunting at Quivira

Hunting at Quivira

Quivira is currently CLOSED to hunting. Click here to see details.

Hunting and Fishing at Quivira

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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Other Items of Interest

Last Updated: Apr 14, 2014


  • Catch a Fish at Quivira!

    Channel Catfish staff 448June 07, 2014

    A fun family event that combines education with fishing.

    Kids Fishing Day
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