Big Mineral, Sandy and Godwin Units will be closed to the public from 2 pm Nov. 5 through the end of the day Nov. 8, 2 pm, Nov. 19 through the end of day Nov. 22, and 2 pm, Dec. 3 through the end of the days, Dec. 6. This area includes Meadow Pond Trail, Big Mineral Creek and Sandy Point picnic area. Please respect closed signs.
Each week birders record a bird census at Hagerman NWR, and Master Naturalist Jack Chiles compiles a summary of the survey highlights for the website. In addition, you can find the weekly update on the Friends Facebook page.
Photo: Ruby-crowned Kinglet by Marvin Ann Patterson
Hagerman NWR has recorded 300 species of birds seen at the Refuge since it was established in 1946. Click Bird Check List to view the list.
Birding Grayson County is a description of birds found at Hagerman NWR and throughout various parts of Grayson County, written by Thomas Riecke and edited by Betsy Baker.
Here are two publications from Texas Parks & Wildlife to help you get started:
Have an identification question for a bird seen at Hagerman NWR or in your N. Texas backyard? Maybe our panel of expert birders can help. Send your name and question via our "Contact" and you will receive instructions for emailing us a photo of the bird in question.