Stephen A. Fuqua (SAF) is a Bahá'í, programmer, and conservation and interfaith advocate in the DFW area of Texas.

March 20, 2010

Bird List - Inner Shore of Padre Island

Had an exciting morning in Texas: fifteen new-to-me bird species seen this morning on the lagoon/intracoastal waterway side of Padre Island across the bridge from Corpus Christi:

Laughing gull, Padre Island, TXLaughing Gull

  • Long-billed Curlew
  • Marbled Godwit
  • Vermilion Flycatcher
  • Brown Pelican
  • Willet
  • Tern (Royal or Caspian, unsure)
  • Laughing Gull
  • Reddish Egret, white-morph
  • White Ibis
  • Snowy Egret
  • Osprey
  • American White Pelican
  • Little Blue Heron
  • Roseate Spoonbill
  • American Oystercatcher

Also seen: Great blue heron, great egret, ring-billed gull, double-crested cormorant, northern mockingbird, great-tailed grackle, song sparrow.