Wildlife habitat at Flint Creek
Although wintering bald eagles are the main attraction, many of the 144 bird species identified at the site also can be seen. Take a look at the bird species checklist for visitors. Mammals include foxes, deer and beaver. Reptiles and amphibians include various species of lizards, turtles, snakes, toads and frogs.
SWEPCO has worked on its wildlife habitat projects with the Northwest Arkansas Audubon Society, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and area universities.
Approximately 700 acres of the plant's 1,600 acres are designated as wildlife habitat. Habitat enhancement projects include nesting boxes for numerous bird species, bat boxes, a butterfly garden, and planting of native grasses, wildflowers, trees and food plots.