Annual Bird Festival
Join Us! Saturday, May 11 for our Annual Bird Festival from 8 am to 3 pm!
Spring Migration Is Here!
Splashes of color from yellow-rumped warblers, bluebirds, orioles and tundra swans fill the skies! Come out and enjoy your refuge!
Recent Bird Sightings
Showcasing the activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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
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: May 23, 2013