A woman with a braid in her hair looking through binoculars at a scrubby landscape

One of the refuge’s primary purposes is to preserve songbird habitat. Visitors interested in seeing and hearing birds are encouraged to use trails that approach meadows and bodies of water. These habitat areas provide the best opportunities to see multiple species.

Birders may also wish to visit the North Tract’s Visitor Contact Station during the summer months to view hummingbirds. Multiple feeders attract a large number of hummingbirds. 

At South Tract a bird blind is available near the Visitor Center. This location specializes in attracting songbirds. The design of the blind lets guests to watch them from only a few feet away, unseen by the birds.