A smartphone snapping a photo of a bright yellow flower in a grassy field

Photography is a primary use at Currituck NWR. More than 200 birds and 178 species of plants are found on the refuge, including numerous migratory and residential species, such as snow geese, tundra swan, mallards, wood duck, black duck, blue-winged teal and green-winged teal. Visit right after sunrise or just before sunset for spectacular photography of shorebirds, waterfowl and raptors.