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Galveston Island, Texas (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Galveston Island, Texas

Map of Galveston Island, Texas



Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) Dunlin (Calidris alpina)

A large coastal city.

Trips

Texas

4/18/2013: We checked out a couple of spots while spending the night in Galveston.

Previous Visit (Brazoria: 4/17/2013)
Next Visit (Bolivar Peninsula: 4/19/2013)



Species Recorded (28)

Birds ( 27 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Loons ( Gaviidae )
Common Loon - Gavia immer

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Northern Pintail - Anas acuta
Mottled Duck - Anas fulvigula

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Crested Caracara - Caracara cheriway

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus
Black-bellied Plover - Pluvialis squatarola

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

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Sanderling - Calidris alba
Dunlin - Calidris alpina
Pectoral Sandpiper - Calidris melanotos
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca
Willet - Tringa semipalmata

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Black Skimmer - Rynchops niger

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Great-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus mexicanus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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