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 Draft CCP is here
Quivira has completed a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP), available for public review and comment. NOTE: the comment period ended May 31. Stay tuned for further updates.
Comprehensive Conservation Planning
Tornado Damage Photos
See some photos from the damage a tornado caused on April 14, 2012.
Tornado Damage 14 April 2012
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: mostly dry, while some perimeter roads may be rough, but all interior public roads are fine.
Hunting at Quivira
Quivira is CLOSED to all hunting from March 1 through August 31. See the Hunting/Fishing page for more details.Hunting and Fishing at Quivira
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
Quivira has completed a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP), available for public review and comment. NOTE: the comment period ended May 31. Stay tuned for further updates.Comprehensive Conservation Planning
Stafford Grade School 4th Graders recently competed to identify birds. See the results!Bird Identification Bee 2013
A Bioblitz was recently held by researchers at Quivira. See what was found!Bioblitz 2013
Red-necked Stint, an Asian species, makes a much-viewed Quivira appearance.Red-necked Stint
The tallest North American bird, and one of the rarest: now numbering about 600 in the world, there were once as few as 16.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: May 24, 2013