Wildlife & Habitat

Pintail 512 x 350

“When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” - Aldo Leopold

  • Birds

    Bird 150 x 116

    Boasting over 250 species of shorebirds, waterfowl, and songbirds at Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge, it is a birding lovers dream come true!

  • Mammals

    Raccoon 147 x 116

    Raccoon are among the many species of mammals that can be found.

  • Fish

    Fisherman 150 x 194

    From highly sought after White bass to blood sucking American brook lampreys, the refuge waters are home to over 80 different species of fish.

  • Amphibians and Reptiles

    Snake 150 x 116

    Numerous slithering and slimy, reptiles and amphibians can be found at Cross Creeks.

  • Endangered Species

    bat 150x96

    Gray Bats, Indiana Bats, and Least Terns are among some of the endangered species that can be found on the refuge.

  • Habitat

    habitat 150x98

    Habitat is essential for the wildlife living there.