Delevan National Wildlife Refuge

Delevan National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Sacramento NWR
752 County Rd 99W
Willows, CA 95988

Phone:530-934-2801
Web: www.fws.gov/sacramentovalleyrefuges/delevan.htm
Established: 1962.
Location:80 miles north of Sacramento, California.
Facilities:Viewing sites.
Activities:Hunting, wildlife watching.
Special Features:Hundreds of thousands of ducks and geese use the refuge from November through January.
Habitats: 5,797 acres of seasonal marsh, permanent ponds, and uplands.
Access: Daylight hours year round.
Wild life: Migratory waterfowl, wintering peregrine falcon and bald eagle, tricolored blackbird and a large colony of the endangered palmate-bracted bird's beak. Also provides habitat for giant garter snake, beaver, muskrat, and black-tailed deer.

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Mastrup had heard the same stories for years but didn't see his first albino mule deer until the early 1990s, while trapping pheasants for relocation at Delevan National Wildlife Refuge, east of Maxwell in the Sacramento Valley's Colusa County.