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Brazoria NWR (UTC 108), Texas (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Brazoria NWR (UTC 108), Texas

Map of Brazoria NWR (UTC 108), Texas



Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) Boat-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus major) Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)

Marsh

Trips

Texas

4/17/2013: We walked around on the paths near the visitor center where we were mobbed by mosquitos, and then we drove the auto tour.

Previous Visit (Aransas NWR (CTC 037) (Aransas Co.): 4/16/2013)
Next Visit (Palacios: 4/17/2013)



Species Recorded (59)

Birds ( 59 )

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron - Butorides virescens
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
White Ibis - Eudocimus albus
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja
White-faced Ibis - Plegadis chihi

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors
Lesser Scaup - Aythya affinis
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna autumnalis
Fulvous Whistling-Duck - Dendrocygna bicolor

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis
Northern Harrier - Circus cyaneus

New World Quail ( Odontophoridae )
Northern Bobwhite - Colinus virginianus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
American Coot - Fulica americana
Common Gallinule - Gallinula galeata

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Semipalmated Plover - Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus
American Avocet - Recurvirostra americana

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Dunlin - Calidris alpina
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Semipalmated Sandpiper - Calidris pusilla
Short-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Wilson's Phalarope - Phalaropus tricolor
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca
Willet - Tringa semipalmata

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Gull-billed Tern - Gelochelidon nilotica
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Contopus virens

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Loggerhead Shrike - Lanius ludovicianus

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Scarlet Tanager - Piranga olivacea
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Orchard Oriole - Icterus spurius
Boat-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus major
Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula
Eastern Meadowlark - Sturnella magna

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