Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge
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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge (email) (website)
2045 Mud Lake Road, DeLeon Springs, FL 32130, Tel: 386-985-4673
Details: Established, in 1964, Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge consist of 21,552 acres of waterways, lakes, freshwater marsh, swamps, streams, and canals. It is located in west Volusia County and Lake County, plus two conservation easements totaling 652 acres in Putnam County… 25 miles west of Daytona Beach; 1 block west of U.S. Highway 17 in DeLeon Springs.
Birds: Loons, Grebes, Cormorants, Herons, Strokes, Ibises, Waterfowl, Vultures, Hawks, Falcons, Gallinaceous Birds, Rails, Plovers, Sandpipers, Gulls, Terns, Doves, Cuckoos, Owls, Goatsuckers, Swifts, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Swallows, Jays, Crows, Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches, Wrens, Thrashers, Thrushes, Kinglets, Waxwings, Shrikes, Starlings, Vireos, Warblers, Weaver Finches, Blackbirds, Orioles, Tanagers, Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Finches, Sparrows.
Note: Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.