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 CCP has arrived
Quivira now has a completed Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP). Copies are available online or at the Visitor Center. Click here for details.
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
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
All areas of Quivira are closed to hunting until further notice. Please check back here for updates.Hunting Closure Due to Whooping Cranes
The Observation Tower, located on the south end of Little Salt Marsh, is closed due to unsafe conditions. This closure is permanent until it is replaced.
Quivira holds several free, annual events throughout the year.Events at Quivira
Click here to see all 100 winning entries in the 2015 contest!Junior Duck Artwork
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 14, 2015