James C. Campbell National Wildlife Refuge
Directions: Limited access—contact refuge manager. Located near the community of Kahuku on the northeastern shore of the island of Oahu.
Primary Wildlife: The refuge was established for the endangered Hawaiian moorhen, Hawaiian coot, and the Hawaiian stilt. Koloa (Hawaiian duck) and black-crowned night herons also inhabit the area. Several introduced bird species and over 2 dozen species of migratory shorebirds and waterfowl use this refuge.
Habitat: 142 acres in two units: the Punamaoo Pond is a naturally occurring, spring-fed marsh, while the Kii Unit consists of man-made ponds formerly used as sugar cane waste settling basins.
Recreation and Education: Persons interested in observing and photographing wildlife from the refuge boundaries should arrange visits with the refuge manager. Group educational tours may be arranged.
c/o Oahu Refuges
P.O. Box 340
Haleiwa, HI 96712-0340
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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