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Closed to the Public
The refuge is closed to the public but open to select public use activities by permit.
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Long Island NWR Complex
Sayville is managed as part of the Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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.
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Songbirds are a conspicuous component of species at Sayville National Wildlife Refuge. The songbird community is diverse, and includes many neotropical migrant species. Breeding songbirds dominant in forested habitats include the ovenbird, American redstart, common yellowthroat, gray catbird, and rufous-sided towhee.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Sayville National Wildlife Refuge - Ed Sambolin.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2015