National Wildlife Refuge
|Route 1, Box 76
Jet, OK 73749
Phone Number: 580-626-4794
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|Salt Plains NWR offers a wide variety of habitats for wildlife, resulting in a rich diversity of wildlife species who use the refuge throughout the year.|
Continued . . . As a major migration rest area for hundreds of thousands of birds during spring, summer, and fall, the Salt Plains protects and manages a diversity of habitat. Migrants feed on the salt brine flies that hatch when water is available. Peak fall and spring migration of ducks, geese, and sandhill cranes on the refuge can number nearly 100,000 birds.
You are requested to report sightings of species not on our checklist or if they are listed as rare or accidental.
Many kinds of birds and mammals are found on the refuge year round. Species such as the white-tailed deer, bobwhite quail, and the cardinal are likely to be observed anytime.
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