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Horicon
National Wildlife Refuge


redhead duck on water
W4279 Headquarters Road
Mayville, WI   53050
E-mail: horicon@fws.gov
Phone Number: 920-387-2658
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/horicon/
The refuge supports the largest number of nesting redhead ducks in the eastern United States.
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  Wildlife and Habitat

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Up to 200,000 Canada geese gather on the refuge on a peak day in fall. The refuge provides critical habitat for ducks, cranes, egrets, herons, marshbirds, and shorebirds as well as several endangered species. Horicon National Wildlife Refuge supports the largest number of nesting redhead ducks in the eastern United States. Altogether, 227 species of birds call the refuge "home," along with white-tailed deer, red fox, river otters, muskrats, snapping turtles, garter snakes, and other animals.

 
 
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