Wildlife Photography Opportunity
The Pixley NWR would like to introduce the new Photo Blind, giving visitors an opportunity to get closer to the wildlife!
Return of the Cranes
The Return of the Cranes event is right around the corner. Please join us as we watch the crane fly onto refuge to roost.
Return of the Cranes
Kern NWRC Brochure
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Kern NWRC Brochure PDF
Pixley has a wide variety of wildlife throughout the year. Click on the link view some photos.
Visitor Map (PDF)
Click on the link for a PDF version of the Pixley NWR Visitor Map.
Pixley Visitor Map
Outdoor AcitivitiesOctober 03, 2011
oin the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in creating a photo mosaic! Add your photo of yourself, your family, or your pet in an outdoor activity and be part of the mosaic!Add Your Photo Now
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Sandhill Crane have arrived to Pixley NWR for there winter migration. Stop by the refuge today and watch the cranes fly on and off refuge from the observation platform. For more information on about Sandhill Cranes on Pixley NWR click on the link.Pixley Sandhill Crane
- January 10, 2010
Two visitors to the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge took Honorable Mention Awards in the National Wildlife Refuge Association's 2009 Photography Contest. Grace Haight of Pottsboro, Texas won for her bison photograph and Albert Lavallee was honored for his image of a collared lizard. Both will receive a copy of "Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature", a book by Linda Lear.See all the winners
The Sandhill Crane does not breed until it is two to seven years old. It can live up to the age of 20. Mated pairs stay together year round, and migrate south as a group with their offspring.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017