Tag Archives: Birding in SE Texas
On an overcast morning in the 60’s, Nov. 6, 2019, a group of 25 birders took a walk around Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg, TX. The last of the group made the first sighting of a Least Grebe, as it swam near a larger American Coot. Species sighted totaled 46 and also included a Vermillion Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, American Kestrel, and Red-Shouldered Hawk. The total species sighted at Seabourne is now 202.
Gary Clark’s “Connecting People with Nature” program will explore how birds can reconnect people to the beauty and wonder of nature. Professor Clark says, “Birds have always inspired people and made them aware of something bigger than themselves. People have become remote from nature but we find how necessary it is for their mental and physical well-being to re-connect.” Gary has been writing the weekly nature column for the Houston Chronicle since 1999. He has written 10 books including the recent Book of Texas Birds. Gary leads birding… Read More →
A few examples from recent eBird listed sightings at Seabourne Creek Nature Park include: Anhinga (May 14), Northern Rough-Winged Swallows (June 3), Summer Tanager, Cliff Swallows, (June 8), and Roseate Spoonbill, Mallard, Green Heron, and White-Faced Ibis on June 16.