Wildlife & Habitat

Mallards in flight

A pair of mallards in flight. Mallards are just one of many species that spend their winters at Tallahatchie National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Dickcissel


    This small songbird can be commonly seen feeding in the old fields of Tallahatchie NWR.

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  • Mallard


    With its iridescent green head, gray body, and black tail-curl, the male mallard duck is one of the most familiar ducks in North America.

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  • Paddlefish


    This primitive fish has been swimming around North America since the Cretaceous period, 65 million years ago.

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  • Bottomland Hardwood Forest

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    This is the most common habitat within Tallahatchie NWR.

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