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), and it is currently nearing its final stages of completion. Check this page for any updates.
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: mostly dry, with some muddy areas from recent rains. Drive carefully and do not enter areas of standing water or deep, loose sand.
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
Fall is the best season to see Whooping Cranes at Quivira. Check to see when and where the latest sightings have occurred.Whooping Crane Sightings
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
Despite the ongoing drought, Quivira's water conditions are much improved over last year.Quivira and Water in Summer 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.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2013