Montezuma Audubon Center

Trails Open Everyday – Dawn-Dusk

MAC Visitor Center Hours:

The MAC Visitor Center is currently closedRe-opens Saturday (September 21, 2019) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

The Wildlife Drive is currently closed for the seasonThe drive will re-open on Saturday (September 21, 2019) weather permitting

Refuge Visitor Center Hours:

The Refuge Visitor Center is currently closedRe-opens Saturday (September 21, 2019) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm*
Sunday, Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

*The Visitor’s Center is normally open during the hours listed but dependent on staff and volunteer availability. Please call 315-568-5987 to confirm.

Upcoming Events

Sat 21
Thu 26

Migration Mania Van Tour

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Oct 03

Migration Mania Van Tour

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 09

Migration Mania Van Tour

October 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Photo courtesy of Barbara Paserk

Featured Events

Sat 28

5th Annual Savannah Arts Festival at the Montezuma Audubon Center

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Savannah NY
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Projects

We support habitat restoration and management, wildlife conservation, and enhancement projects at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex.

Ongoing Programs

Muckrace

Our 24-hour birding competition

What’s New

Radar Showing Montezuma’s Birds Taking Flight

Radar Showing Montezuma’s Birds Taking Flight

The National Weather Service in Binghamton, NY tweeted a radar image that shows more than rain approaching. #Rain approaching from the south. Also note the feature to the north. Migratory #birds taking off from the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge. pic.twitter.com/j3Jt43tXR2...

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Rail Banding Project 2016

Rail Banding Project 2016

One project accomplished in 2016 was the launch of a multi-year rail banding study. Rails are common in the Montezuma Marshes, but they are secretive and infrequently encountered. The goal of the study is to uncover important information about their secret lives - to better understand, especially, the movement and habitat utilization of rails in the Northern Montezuma Wildlife Management Area marshes.
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The 20th Annual Muckrace Musings

The 20th Annual Muckrace Musings

A great turnout of enthusiastic birders enjoyed the ‘Big Day’, 24-hour birding event and premier fund-raising effort of the Friends of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex. This was the 20th annual Muckrace and it continues to provide good times for birders of all skills and ages.
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Make a Donation

Help support the Montezuma Wetlands Complex through a tax deductible donation.