Wildlife and Habitat

Birds landing in a marsh
  • Watercress Darter

    Watercress Darter fish

    The watercress darter is a small, very colorful fish measuring up to 2.5 inches in length. The fish is currently found in only five sites in the upper Black Warrior River drainage near Birmingham, Alabama. They are found only at mid-depths in dense accumulations of aquatic vegetation including watercress, in springs and spring runs.

  • Wildlife Viewing

    Come and walk the refuge to see and maybe photograph wildlife on the land and in the air.