Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Calendar of Events

Visitors on refuge bird watching. Credit: USFWS

Visitors on refuge bird watching. Credit: USFWS

Best months to visit are November through March. Worst months are June through August (hot with an abundance of biting insects).

  • December/January: Conditions are best for observing waterfowl and eagles.
  • March/April: Public fishing starts on March 1. Hawks and owls begin mating and nesting activities. Spring songbird migration at its peak.
  • May: Migratory Bird Day.
  • June: white-tailed deer fawns and turkey poults may be seen.
  • July: scissor-tailed flycatchers can be seen throughout the refuge.
  • August: blue-winged teal begin to arrive.
  • September: other waterfowl species begin to arrive.
  • October: archery deer hunting, National Wildlife Refuge Week.
  • November: many species of waterfowl present, Canada and snow geese becoming abundant.

 

Last updated: August 8, 2014