Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you do the following:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

  • Pintail rotator

    Northern Pintail

    Slim and long-necked, the northern pintail has a distinctive silhouette.

  • Shoveler rotator

    Northern Shoveler

    Its elongated, spoon-shaped bill has comblike projections along its edges, which filter out food from the water.

  • Turnstone rotator

    Ruddy Turnstone

    This stocky, brightly patterned shorebird, can be seen actively pecking, probing, and flipping over stones along rocky shores.

  • Tattler rotator

    Wandering Tattler

    This bird can be seen bobbing and teetering among the rocks and waves during winter and migration.

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS