Critter Articles

    Learn more about the wildlife that calls Aransas home


  • Dwellers of the Forest Floor

    In the dark recesses of the live oak forests floor lives a secretive dweller, a bird so hard to observe that nesting at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge wasn’t documented until 1988. This bird, the Swainson’s warbler (Limnothypis swainsonii) is often only detected by its garish, resounding song