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.

Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Hawai’i

Nene at Kilauea Point NWR by Brenda Zaun

Perhaps the highlight of the avifuana here is a year-round resident — the Nēnē, Hawai’i’s unique and endangered state bird.

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