Wild birds in winter...
Viewing wild birds in the winter can be fun. Bare trees and snow-covered surroundings makes bird activities more visible.
Recent Bird Sightings
Winter fun on the refuge!
Don't let winter bog you down! Get outdoors on the refuge. Check out the cross country ski and snowshoe trails!
Ski and Snowshoe Trail Map
Waterfowl Migration Watch
Each week during the fall, biologists fly over the Upper Mississippi River and Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuges to estimate bird use.
Waterfowl migration counts
Showcasing the activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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
American White Pelican
Many pelicans feed together, cooperatively concentrating fish and simultaneously dipping their heads to catch fish.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Dec 01, 2014