Summer Birding: Five Great National Wildlife Refuge Destinations

Roseate Spoonbills at Merritt Island NWR by Jonathan Milak

Summer slows many birders down, but it doesn’t have to! Here are five great National Wildlife Refuges for summer birding.

Birding Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico

Snow Geese_Bosque del Apache NWR by Lee Karney

Each fall and winter, Bosque del Apache Refuge hosts visitors eager to see one of North America’s great migrations — ten of thousands of Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese gathered in vast flocks, streaming from their night roosts or exploding into flight when frightened by a passing coyote. Even non-birders can’t help but stand in… Read more

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