Birding in Tilley Area


The Tilley area has many reservoirs and sloughs within its boundaries, which are replete with waterfowl and during appropriate periods, with a wide variety of shorebirds. The undisturbed grasslands have good populations of sparrows and longspurs.

Species of interest include:

  • Black-necked Stilt
  • White-faced Ibis
  • American Bittern
  • Most if not all the grebe species
  • Black-crowned Night-Heron
  • Many duck species
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • Marsh Wren
  • Western Meadowlark
  • Savannah and Vesper Sparrow
  • Chestnut-collared Longspur
  • Horned Lark

Rarities include Great and Snowy Egret and unusual herons.

For a map and more information, click here.

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