Delevan NWR offers great waterfowl hunting.
Hunting on the Complex
Learn more about how the drought is affecting the Complex and how it might affect your visit.
Tule Greater White-fronted Geese
Tules are one of the two subspecies that winter in CA. They winter mostly in the area on and near the Sacramento, Delevan, and Colusa NWRs.
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Tricolored blackbirds are a colonial species that is mostly limited to the Central Valley and surrounding foothills of California. This species has been known to have over 100,000 nesting birds at Delevan NWR. They are typical found here May-June.Visit the Sacramento NWR's wildlife webpage
About the Complex
Phone:(530)934-2801. Address: Sacramento NWRC, 752 County Rd 99W, Willows CA 95988. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Delevan is managed as part of the Sacramento NWR Complex - Contact Us.
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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.
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Wildlife viewing at Delevan is limited to the surrounding public roads (Maxwell and Four-Mile Roads). For greater visitor opportunities, visit Sacramento or Colusa NWRs (see "Plan Your Visit" below).About Delevan National Wildlife Refuge
There are additional visitor opportunities throughout the Sacramento NWR Complex! Birdwatching, photography, hiking and hunting are just a few of the things our other refuge have to offer....Plan Your Visit
Find out more about waterfowl hunting on the Sacramento NWR Complex.Hunting on the Complex
WILDLIFE VIEWING: Limited viewing is available from Maxwell and Four Mile Roads. Traveling north or south on I-5, exit at Maxwell Rd (at town of Maxwell), go 3.5 miles east on Maxwell Rd, turn left on Four Mile Rd to drive along west boundary of Refuge. Traveling from Colusa, go 4.5 miles north on Hwy 45 to Maxwell Rd, turn left on Maxwell Rd and go 4.4 miles to Four Mile Rd, go right on Four Mile Rd to drive along west boundary of Refuge. HUNT AREA: Go 2.1 miles north on Four Mile Rd.Visitor and Hunter Check Station Maps (2 pages)
Did you know?
Often small groups of northern shovelers bring food to the surface by swimming rapidly in a circle while swinging their bills side to side. They strain aquatic vegetation, plankton, and tiny invertebrates through the comblike edges of their shovel-shaped bill.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2016