McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge is a 58,861-acre refuge that includes the largest remaining freshwater marsh on the Texas Coast, as well as thousands of acres of intermediate to brackish marsh.

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The McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge is open to the public free of charge seven days a week during daylight hours. Enjoy wildlife-related recreation, including fishing, crabbing, wildlife watching, wildlife photography, and waterfowl hunting.  

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      Our Species

      Roseate Spoonbill
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      American Alligator
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      Florida alligator
      Mississippi alligator
      Louisiana alligator
      The American alligator is a large, semi-aquatic, armored reptile that is related to crocodiles. Their body alone ranges from 6 - 14 feet long. Almost black in color, the it has prominent eyes and nostrils with coarse scales over the entire body. It has a large, long head with visible upper teeth...
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      Snowy Egret
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      Mottled Duck