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Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge | NatureFind

Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge

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Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge
12 Target Rock Rd.
Huntington, NY 11743
631-286-0485
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/target_rock/
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This 80-acre refuge is composed of mature oak-hickory forest, a half-mile rocky beach, a brackish pond, and several vernal ponds. The land and waters support a variety of songbirds (particularly warblers during spring migration), mammals, shorebirds, fish, reptiles and amphibians. During the colder months, diving ducks are common offshore, while harbor seals occasionally use the beach and nearby rocks as resting sites. NY State and Federally protected piping plover, least tern, and common tern depend on the Refuge’s rocky shore for foraging and rearing young.

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