MARCH 1ST THROUGH MAY 31ST, 2014 OUR HOURS WILL BE 6:00 AM TO 2:00 PM,
LAST ENTRY IS 1:30 PM.
BEGINNING JUNE 1ST, THROUGH AUGUST 31ST, OUR HOURS
WILL BE 6 AM TO NOON, LAST ENTRY AT 11:30 AM.
The entrance to the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve is off Galleria Drive. Take
the US95/I515 freeway to the Galleria exit 64B, go east and cross Boulder
Highway. The Preserve entrance will be on the north side of the road, follow the
driveway and signs to the parking lot and Visitors Center. The physical address
of the Preserve is 350 E. Galleria Dr., Henderson, Nevada, 89015. Our phone number
We had Eighty-four (84)species observed from May 12, 2014 through May 18, 2014.
Migration is in full swing, we have a large number of warblers, flycatcher and Orioles of various types in right now.
The following birds were seen and/or heard by staff and visitors at the Henderson
Bird Viewing Preserve east of Las Vegas:
Canada Goose (babies)
Northern Shoveler (Only a few remaining)
Red-breasted Merganser (pictures taken by visitor on 5-13-14)
Ruddy Duck (babies)
Gambel's Quail (babies, first seen 5-18-14)
Pied-billed Grebe (babies)
Great Blue Heron
American Coot (babies)
Black-necked Stilt (nesting on Pond 4)
American Avocet (nesting on Pond 4)
Eurasian Collared Dove
Lesser Nighthawk (Many, seen during the Birding Under The Stars event on 5-17-14)
Common Nighthawk ( One, seen during the Birding Under The Stars event on 5-17-14)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher (babies and nesting near the Visitors Center)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)