- The Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge was established in December 1967. It consists of mixed upland forest, a half mile of rocky beach, a brackish and several vernal ponds. The offshore, beach and pond habitats provide foraging areas for piping plover, wintering waterfowl and fish species. These habitats are also used by the New York State listed species - least tern and common tern.
Viewing bird migrations and viewing scenery are enjoyed at this Long Island Refuge.
Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge is located on the north shore of Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City.
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