Artificial structures on an island at the John Hargrove Environmental Complex attract birds. Photo from Pearland Parks and Recreation.
Chile pequin is called the bird pepper because birds eat the tiny hot peppers. Photo by Paula Dittrick
The monthly bird hikes at Seabourne Creek Nature Park resumed on Oct. 7. One of the two groups saw a Virginia Rail at the Wetlands Pond. Photo of red-shouldered hawk by Robbin Mallett.