Shorebird Walk

Join our March Bird Hosts for a bird walk that goes over the birds that call the waters around Goose Island State Park home. To access the island you cross the bridge, there is a parking area across from the bridge on the island portion of the state park, this walk meets here.

When Mar 26, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where Goose Island State Park
Contact Name Janelle Rand
Contact Email
Contact Phone 361-729-2858
Attendees This is an easy walk over fairly level terrain. Participants are welcome to stay for all or only part of the walk. Length of walks may vary. No dogs. Dogs are not allowed on the fishing pier.

Meet our March Bird Hosts at the Goose Island State Park fishing pier for a morning bird walk.  Plan on seeing a variety of birds on the shore walks, you can just observe and learn how to identify shorebirds in winter plumage.  Other species are often seen in the brush along the island. 

When:  Wednesdays 8:00 a.m.

Where to meet:  The parking area across the bridge, near Bay Front campsite #25.

What are we doing:  Bird Watching and Walking.

Things to bring:  Binoculars, water, sun screen, shoes suitable for walking, a camera, and wear weather appropriate clothing. There will be a few pairs of binoculars available for loan, but it is best to bring your own.

Walks may be canceled or postponed in event of rain.

 There is no fee for attending this program although park entrance  is required.  Entrance fees are $5 per person over the age of 13, children 12 and under are free, or free with a current Texas State Park Pass.  Appropriate for all ages and all skills of birders.  We do have a few pairs of binoculars available for use during the program, but it is best to bring your own.

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