Bird Census Highlights
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.
Below - Lift-off, by Lee Hatfield
Highlights of each weekly census, for the last quarter or 2014, by Jack Chiles.
Click for the weekly highlights for the third quarter of 2014. Updated weekly.
Second quarter highlights of the weekly bird census at the Refuge, compiled by Jack Chiles.
Week by week bird census highlights, for the first quarter of 2014, by Jack Chiles.
Week by week highlights from bird survey at Hagerman NWR, compiled by Texas Maste Naturalist, Jack Chiles.
2014 Weekly Bird Census Detail
January, 2014 February, 2014 March, 2014 April, 2014
May, 2014 June, 2014 July, 2014 August, 2014
September, 2014 October, 2014
2013 Weekly Bird Census Detail
2012 Weekly Bird Census Detail
Click for weekly bird census details, for:
January, 2012 February, 2012 March 2012
April, 2012 May, 2012 June, 2012
July, 2012 August, 2012 September, 2012
October, 2012 November, 2012 December, 2012
Bird Check List
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
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.
Want to Learn to Bird?
Here are two publications from Texas Parks & Wildlife to help you get started:
An Introduction to Birdwatching
Bird ID ??
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.
Click link to view the Friends of Hagerman Facebook page, with regular posts of photos and comments plus events!