2017 Grand Prize and Week Four First Place winner by Scott Meyer taken at Smith Oaks Woods in High Island, TX
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2017 Week Four Second Place by Michael Madding taken in China, Jefferson County, TX.
2017 Week Four Third Place by Gary Seloff taken at Horsepen Bayou, Harris County TX.
2017 Week Four Honorable Mention by Stan Bravenec taken at Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, Bolivar, TX.
Galveston Island is one of the top locations in the country for birding. The island has a rich variety of natural habitats within its 32 miles. The beaches, wetlands, grasslands, woods, ponds, and bays are home to many common year-round bird species, as well as numerous others that visit briefly or for part of the year. The area is truly one of the best places in the country to bird because the Texas coast is on the Central Flyway, a broad, hourglass-shaped migratory flight path that extends from...