Practice social distancing even when outdoors.

Please follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Check the status of the location you're planning to visit.

Some Texas state parks, TPWD offices, public recreation facilities and water access points are closed.

See list of temporary closures and operations adjustments.


Bird Facts

Prothonotary Warbler

Birding generally appeals to our intellectual curiosity: Birds have amazing and varied behaviors. Some things birds do naturally beg the question why are they doing this. Anting, pecking at their image in a car mirror or a window, preening activities, courtship displays, aggressive displays, hurt-wing displays. You will often be asking yourself, “Why is this bird doing that?” Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has developed many materials to help you learn more about these interesting animals. From endangered species to general bird conservation information, the following list of items will help you learn more about birds, conservation and Texas wildlife.

Green Jay

Supplemental Information

Top of Page