by Roland H. Wauer & Mark A. Elwonger (Falcon Guides)
Lewisville Lake Park (a fee area open daily from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M.) can be extremely busy on weekends. This park is primarily a recreational area with baseball, soccer, and football fields and the Lake Park Golf Course. The adjacent Fish Hatchery Road, which runs below the dam for about a mile, offers excellent birding year-round. This area contains dense riparian woodlands, brushy roadsides, wetlands, and drier fields.
Key birds: Wood Duck is present year-round. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, Indigo and Painted Buntings, Dickcissel, and Baltimore Oriole occur in summer. Common Loon, Horned and Eared Grebes, Osprey, Winter Wren, and Fox and Harris’s Sparrows can usually be found in winter. This eTrail provides detailed information on birding strategies for this specific location, the specialty birds and other key birds you might see, directions to each birding spot, a detailed map, and helpful general information.
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