Your Guide to Texas Birding

It’s like having an local guide show you around. Except it’s free.

The most common Texas yard birds, how to identify them, and how to attract more.

Best Birding Hotspots Texas

The most action-packed bird watching spots in Texas, with recommendations by season.

Texas officially has 18 documented species of hawk, not including similar birds of prey like kites, falcons, and eagles. For Falcon species …

Winter is the most popular birding season here. Diversity and numbers are highest during spring, while fall brings large groups of migrants. Summers are oppressively hot.

Grab your binoculars and a light jacket, and head to one of these hotspots for a guaranteed productive several hours of fall birding.

The best places to see Whooping Cranes in Texas are Aransas National Wildlife Refuge and Goose Island State Park at Big Tree. A boat tour will get you even closer.