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The Little Sit

  • September 05, 2022
  • 6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Hagerman NWR Pad H


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If you want to l earn how to identify the birds of North Texas, the Little Sit is the perfect way to start.  Modeled after Cornell's "Big Sit", a group of dedicated birders meet once a month at the end of Pad H on the West side of Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Click here for a map.

The bird-counters keep track of the number and species of birds that are observed and the data is entered into eBird each month.  An expert "bird identifier" will be present at each Sit.  The public is welcome to join us for the count--no experience is needed.

Dates for 2022 are:  April 2, May 2, June 4, August 6, September 5, October 1, November 7, and December 3.  We begin 30 minutes before sunrise to watch the birds wake up and begin to feed. 

Bring a chair and binoculars, if you have some.  We usually stay out for 3-4 hours, but you are welcome for all or part of the LIttle Sit.

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Friends of Hagerman NWR

The refuge is open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year, drive on any road unless gated.

Admission to the refuge, parking and most events/activities are funded by donations and powered by volunteers. 

6465 Refuge Road

Sherman, TX 75092

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Please add friendsofhagerman@gmail.com to your contacts to ensure delivery of registration confirmations, account information and the Featherless Flyer

Special thanks to Nancy Miller for the amazing photo of the Visitor Center 

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