Saltmarsh Sparrow mother and chicks huddled in nest in salt marsh

Birding represents a year-round activity suitable for all members of the family. Highlights of bird activity at our refuge includes shorebird migrations in the spring and summer, waterfowl concentrations in the winter and early spring, and raptor migrations in the early fall.

Our downloadable brochure with checklists more than 260 species that have been identified on or seen from the refuge, the seasons you are likely to see them, and helpful tips for field identification. 

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