Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge


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Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

Address:Rt 2 Box 202A
Alamo, TX 78516

Phone:956-784-7500
Fax:956-787-8338
Web: www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/texas/santana.html
Established: 1943.
Location:Southern Texas, 7 miles south of Alamo.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, trails (12 miles, @di), auto tour route (7 miles), butterfly garden.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, tram tours (seasonal).
Special Features:Santa Ana is located where subtropical climate, gulf coast, great plains, and Chihuahuan desert converge. Thousands of birds from the Central and Mississippi flyways funnel through the area on their way to and from Central and South America. Area is also habitat for about half of all butterfly species found in North America.
Habitats: 2,088 acres of thorn forest.
Access: Open sunrise to sunset.
Wild life: Black-bellied and fulvous whistling duck, blue-winged, green-winged, and cinnimon teal, anhinga, white ibis, northern harrier, peregrine falcon, hook-billed kite, buff-bellied hummingbird, roseate spoonbill, Mexican ground squirrel, and the endangered ocelot and jaguarundi.

See other parks in Texas.
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Best of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for permits to study phenology at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.
Characteristics of vegetation and breeding bird communities of an 8-ha study site at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge in 1973-1978 (Gehlbach 1987) and 1994-1996 (this study).
Kikos provided many hours of help in obtaining vegetation data and setting up the grid system at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge (SANWR).
Using the spot-mapping censusing technique to assess changes in breeding bird communities at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Alamo, Texas, 1940-1996.
Effects of artificial flooding on the vegetation and avifauna of riparian woodlands at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Hidalgo Co.
Winter native plant phenology at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.