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Birding Seabrook

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
$70

This pre-festival trip will explore some of the best birding spots on the Clear Lake Loop of the Upper Texas Coast – Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. This area contains a variety of habitats, including approximately 60 acres of oak woodlands, riparian edge habitat along the bayou, freshwater ponds, wetlands, and bay waters. This amazing habitat diversity attracts a wide variety of resident and migratory bird species, as well as other wildlife such as turtles, deer, alligators, and swamp rabbits.

We’ll hike along the well-maintained trail system looking for raptors including Osprey, Red-shouldered Hawk, and Cooper’s Hawk; songbirds including White-eyed Vireo, Painted Bunting, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, orioles, and warblers, shorebirds including Black-bellied Plover, Ruddy Turnstone, and Willet, and Brown Pelican, Neotropic Cormorant, herons, egrets, and other wading birds. After a break for lunch, we’ll check for Red-breasted Merganser, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, and other duck species on lakes near the bay.

Bring: water, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray

This is a meet-at-site trip. Driving directions will be emailed prior to the trip.

Photo: Jan Hanson

Details

Date: April 19
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $70
Event Category:

Leader

Leader Name: Kristine Rivers

Other

Skill Level All
Activity Level Moderate
Transportation Meet at Site