Around Houston Blog


Houston and the surrounding areas are a birder's paradise, especially during the fall and spring months when many species begin their annual migrations. In fact, much of the Around Houston area is part of The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail, a system of hundreds of viewing sites covering more than 40 counties from Beaumont to the Mexican border. Plovers, skimmers, sandpipers, and more can be spotted throughout our coastal Texas region, along with a vast amount of scaled and furry wildlife…

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Where to go to Enjoy the Bird Migration

Avid birders can rejoice that spring comes early in Southeast Texas. Some spring migrants can be expected to move through our region in early March with the season hitting its stride in mid-April. While there are some places to experience urban birding inside Houston’s limits, the species and birding potentials abound just outside of town. Sugar Land is a birding destination and home to Cullinan Park, one of the largest nature parks in the Greater Houston area with over 754 acres and amenities…

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Where to See Shorebirds This Summer

Are you excited about summer bringing with it beach weather? You’re not the only one! Shore birds flock to coastal locations and are some of the most difficult birds to identify. That shouldn’t scare off rookie birders though! Here are a few places you can venture outside of Houston to spot these fellow beach bums. Beaumont Cattail Marsh includes 900-acres of scenic wetlands along with a boardwalk that features two covered platforms, providing access to incredible views of the wetlands’…

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