Wildlife & Habitat

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The National Wildlife Refuge System operates on a "wildlife first" policy as it recognizes the great value these animals have in the world.

  • General Wildlife Information


    Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge is home to several different types of animals, come see what you can find!

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  • Birds


    Several different types of birds call Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge their home. From Barred Owls to Clapper Rails, there is always something exciting to see.

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  • Habitat Types


    The vegetation communities present on the refuge include maritime shrub, marsh (e.g., brackish and freshwater), cypress-gum swamp, bay forest, low pocosin, pond pine woodlands, and longleaf pine-coastal fringe sandhill.

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