Ruddy Duck drake mating display
A duck that migrates from North America to the Andes Mountains of South America;one of the stiff-tailed ducks.
Stillwater Refuge is for the birds
Stillwater NWR is a great place to see and hear thousands of birds in Spring.
Reptiles on the Refuge
Reptiles are common at the refuge - look close, but watch where you put your hands!
Fire on the Refuge restores, renews
Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.
More about Fire
Winters are for waterfowl
Stillwater Refuge offers habitat for wintering swans and other waterfowl.
About the Complex
Anaho Island Refuge, Fallon NWR and Stillwater Refuge make up the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Stillwater is managed as part of the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Learn more about the 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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Stillwater Refuge: Desert oasis for thousands of migrating birds
Be prepared before you visit Stillwater NWR Complex. Ask, listen and learn. Click the link below for the local weather forecast to help you plan a visit.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2014
Spring Wings FestivalApril 25, 2014 - April 26, 2014
Annual birding and outdoor festival celebrates the Spring migration in NV.Join the Festival!
Wetlands and WingsFebruary 24, 2014 - March 09, 2014
A free outdoor program for youth that involves them in habitats, wildlife, hunting, career paths, and more!Wetlands and Wings