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Swanquarter

National Wildlife Refuge - North Carolina

The Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge is located in Hyde County, North Carolina near the village of Swan Quarter. The bird species that breed on the refuge are characteristic of species that inhabit other coastal plain communities. They include warblers, nuthatches, thrashers, and blue-gray gnatcatchers. Wading birds, such as the great blue heron are common and breeding has been documented in at least one rookery on this refuge. Bald eagles and ospreys have also historically nested on the refuge and viable nests remain. The most common winter bird species are the American robin, yellow-rumped warbler, the red-winged blackbird, and sparrows. Mammalian species of black bear and white-tailed deer range over the entire refuge. The refuge is also home to american alligators.

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Map of Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).Swanquarter - Map

Map of Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Fact Sheet of Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).Swanquarter - Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet of Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Swanquarter NWR https://www.fws.gov/refuge/swanquarter https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roanoke_River_National_Wildlife_Refuge The Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge is located in Hyde County, North Carolina near the village of Swan Quarter. The bird species that breed on the refuge are characteristic of species that inhabit other coastal plain communities. They include warblers, nuthatches, thrashers, and blue-gray gnatcatchers. Wading birds, such as the great blue heron are common and breeding has been documented in at least one rookery on this refuge. Bald eagles and ospreys have also historically nested on the refuge and viable nests remain. The most common winter bird species are the American robin, yellow-rumped warbler, the red-winged blackbird, and sparrows. Mammalian species of black bear and white-tailed deer range over the entire refuge. The refuge is also home to american alligators.

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