• Sand Verbena blooms in early spring during late afternoon.
  • Chorus frog males are early spring singers!
  • Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes should be sunning near their winter dens.
  • Black-chinned Hummingbirds arrive before Ruby-throated Hummingbirds!
  • You can hear the Sandhill Cranes before you see them as they migrate north in early sping.
  • Shorebirds are migrating northward through the state right now.
  • Listen for the chuckling and cackling of Lesser Prairie Chicken males at first light.

Oklahoma Wildlife & Prairie Heritage Alliance 
"Where conservation begins at our own grassroots"


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                        Travel the Great Plains Trail of Oklahoma

                               A Road-based Wildlife Viewing Trail in western Oklahoma.                    

                                              To learn more watch video below:






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Contact Information  
Oklahoma Wildlife & Prairie Heritage Alliance OWPHA
PO Box 483
Buffalo, Oklahoma 73834
Phone (580)621-1381

Western Oklahoma Species Spotlight-


BLACK-CHINNED & RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRDS  - Black-chinned Hummers usually arrive first in Oklahoma.  To learn how to identify these hummers click on the hummer icon.   


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  June 2023  
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