The site is composed of the Altamaha River estuary, river swamps, rice fields. This area is important for rare birds, including black and yellow rails, white pelicans, and black-bellied whistling ducks.

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Ornithological Summary

Sighting Source Key: 1=published reports,; 2=surveys (CBC; BBS; etc.); 3=personal observations; 4=other sources (specify)

Ownership

State-owned Waterfowl Management Area

Habitat

Herbacious Upland described as "Other" is a field.

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