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Bolivar Peninsula, Texas (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

Map of Bolivar Peninsula, Texas



Yellow-throated Warbler (Setophaga dominica) Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) Lesser Nighthawk (Chordeiles acutipennis) Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea) Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) Least Tern (Sternula antillarum)
Clapper Rail (Rallus crepitans) Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra) Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina) Chuck-wills-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis) Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis) Wilsons Plover (Charadrius wilsonia) Snowy Plover (Charadrius nivosus) Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula) Coopers Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) Mottled Duck (Anas fulvigula)

Gulf coast of Texas

Trips

Texas

4/19/2013: We took the ferry from Galveston, and we then spent a couple of days visiting some of the sites on Bolivar Peninsula, Boy Scout Woods, Smith Woods, Bolivar Flats, etc...

Previous Visit (Galveston Island: 4/18/2013)
Next Visit (Anahuac NWR (UTC 049): 4/19/2013)



Species Recorded (103)

Birds ( 101 )

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus
Neotropic Cormorant - Phalacrocorax brasilianus

Frigatebirds ( Fregatidae )
Magnificent Frigatebird - Fregata magnificens

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron - Butorides virescens

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Roseate Spoonbill - Platalea ajaja

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors
Mottled Duck - Anas fulvigula

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii
Swainson's Hawk - Buteo swainsoni
Swallow-tailed Kite - Elanoides forficatus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Clapper Rail - Rallus crepitans

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Piping Plover - Charadrius melodus
Snowy Plover - Charadrius nivosus
Wilson's Plover - Charadrius wilsonia
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
Long-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus
Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Gull-billed Tern - Gelochelidon nilotica
Laughing Gull - Leucophaeus atricilla
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri
Least Tern - Sternula antillarum
Royal Tern - Thalasseus maximus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Inca Dove - Columbina inca
Common Ground-Dove - Columbina passerina
Eurasian Collared-Dove - Streptopelia decaocto
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Nighthawks and Nightjars ( Caprimulgidae )
Chuck-will's-widow - Antrostomus carolinensis
Lesser Nighthawk - Chordeiles acutipennis

Swifts ( Apodidae )
Chimney Swift - Chaetura pelagica

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Archilochus colubris

( Coccyzidae )
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - Coccyzus americanus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Eastern Wood-Pewee - Contopus virens
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus forficatus
Eastern Kingbird - Tyrannus tyrannus

Larks ( Alaudidae )
Horned Lark - Eremophila alpestris

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Purple Martin - Progne subis
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata

Nuthatches ( Sittidae )
Red-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta canadensis

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus
Wood Thrush - Hylocichla mustelina

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Gray Catbird - Dumetella carolinensis
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos
Brown Thrasher - Toxostoma rufum

Waxwings ( Bombycillidae )
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Loggerhead Shrike - Lanius ludovicianus

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Red-eyed Vireo - Vireo olivaceus
Blue-headed Vireo - Vireo solitarius

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Kentucky Warbler - Geothlypis formosa
Black-and-white Warbler - Mniotilta varia
Tennessee Warbler - Oreothlypis peregrina
Nashville Warbler - Oreothlypis ruficapilla
Northern Waterthrush - Parkesia noveboracensis
Prothonotary Warbler - Protonotaria citrea
Ovenbird - Seiurus aurocapilla
Northern Parula - Setophaga americana
Cerulean Warbler - Setophaga cerulea
Hooded Warbler - Setophaga citrina
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Setophaga coronata
Yellow-throated Warbler - Setophaga dominica
Blackburnian Warbler - Setophaga fusca
Chestnut-sided Warbler - Setophaga pensylvanica
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia
American Redstart - Setophaga ruticilla
Blackpoll Warbler - Setophaga striata
Black-throated Green Warbler - Setophaga virens
Blue-winged Warbler - Vermivora cyanoptera

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

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Painted Bunting - Passerina ciris
Indigo Bunting - Passerina cyanea
Rose-breasted Grosbeak - Pheucticus ludovicianus

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
White-throated Sparrow - Zonotrichia albicollis

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Baltimore Oriole - Icterus galbula
Orchard Oriole - Icterus spurius
Bronzed Cowbird - Molothrus aeneus
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Boat-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus major
Great-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus mexicanus
Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
American Goldfinch - Spinus tristis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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