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Coastal Birds of Texas

by Ken Rudine, Contributing Editor
TX - Sea Gull
Sea Gull
October 2012
TX - Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron
October 2012
TX - Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary1
Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary
October 2012
TX - Marbled Godwit
Marbled Godwit
October 2012
TX - Kingfisher
Kingfisher
October 2012
Red Shouldered Hawk guarding nest, Texas coastal bird
Red Shouldered Hawk guarding nest
Rockport Country Club Golf Course
Rockport, Texas
December 2007

Rockport Hotels
Green Jay @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
A Green Jay
Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
East of Harlingen
December 2007
Harlingen Hotels
Black Skimmer with baby, Rockport Beach Park, Texas
Black Skimmer adult with juvenile (left)
December 2007
Rockport Beach Park
Rockport, Texas
Black Skimmer @ Rockport Beach Park (adults nesting)

Nesting Black Skimmers
Adults take turns guarding nests since unattended eggs will be eaten by gulls.
Rockport Beach Park
Rockport, Texas
December 2007
Rockport Hotels

White Ibis, Rockport Beach Park,, Texas

White Ibis
The rock-star of Egyptian hieroglyphics. One Pharaoh was reportedly entombed with 10,000 specimens.
Rockport Beach Park
Rockport, Texas
December 2007
Rockport Hotels

Great Blue Heron, Texas coast
Great Blue Heron
December 2007
Great Blue Heron, feeding @ Rockport Beach Park
Great Blue Heron, feeding.
Rockport Beach Park
Rockport, Texas
December 2007
Rockport Hotels
Great Blue Heron, feeding sequence @ Rockport Beach Park
Great Blue Heron, digesting.
Rockport Beach Park
Rockport, Texas
December 2007
Rockport Hotels
Great Blue Heron, young @ at Port Aransas Birding Center
A juvenile Great Blue Heron, reflecting.
Port Aransas Birding Center
Port Aransas, Texas
December 2007
Port Aransas Hotels
Green Kingfisher looking for fish @ North Fulton Beach Road

Big Head
A Green Kingfisher looking for its next meal.
North Fulton Beach Road
December 2007

Chacalaca @ Sabal Palm Grove, BrownsvilleTexas

Small Head
The dull but noble Chacalaca
Sabal Palm Grove (SE of Brownsville)
December 2007
Brownsville Hotels

Altamira Oriole @ Benson-Rio Grande Valley State Park , Texas

Orange Head
A defiant Altamira Oriole
Benson-Rio Grande Valley State Park
near Mission
December 2007
Mission Hotels


Coastal Birds of Texas - II


Photos Ken Rudine
January 2013

More Birds by Ken Rudine:
Coastal Birds of Texas - II
Coastal Birds of Texas - III
Coastal Birds of Texas - IV
Roadrunner
Green Parrots
Heron's Nest


Forum:
Thank you for the beautiful photos of coastal birds of Texas. Makes me want to head out of Austin and spend a few days down south. - Sincerely, Frances Giles, January 08, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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