Your Guide to Texas Birding

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The results of a week-long test - and the winner.

Texas Woodpecker - Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Texas officially has 16 documented species of woodpecker. Most are regulars in local parks, but some are only found in specialized locations.

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.

Texas officially has 17 documented species of owls. Here are tips and locations for seeing each one.

With the right mix of plants, hummingbirds will love your yard from March all the way through October.