Reported Sightings

Waterfowl in flight

Over 300 species of birds and a diversity of animals have been recorded at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex since 1937. We encourage visitors to report to us any sightings of rare, unusual, or unique animals on our refuges and the surrounding areas.


Mountain lions live on the Complex and are regularly seen on the Sacramento River NWR. Visit the Sacramento River NWR mountain lion page to learn more about recent sightings.     Mountain Lion
Have you seen a Sacramento Valley Red Fox? Red foxes in the Sacramento Valley were thought to be non-native until genetic testing by UC Davis in 2005 revealed otherwise. Report a sighting through the website below to help Red Fox Sac Valley Subspp