Galveston Pleasure Pier Photograph By Sara Turbyfill.

Galveston Island: A Birder’s Paradise on the Gulf Coast

Birdwatching, Photography, Wildlife Watching

Birds of Galveston Island

Galveston Island is located on the Texas Gulf Coast, approximately fifty miles from downtown Houston. The island is famous for many reasons, including deep sea fishing, Moody Gardens, historic architecture, and the infinite seawall. However, photographers and wildlife lovers visit this coastal city to see the birds of Galveston Island.

American Oystercatcher Picture By Sara Turbyfill At The Texas City Dike.

Texas City Dike: The World’s Longest Man-Made Fishing Pier Is the Perfect Spot for Birdwatching

Birdwatching, Photography, Travel

Birdwatching at the Texas City Dike

The Texas City Dike is a five-mile-long fishing pier located in Texas City, which projects into Galveston Bay. Due to its length, this dike is famously referred to as the world’s longest man-made fishing pier. People visit the Texas City Dike for numerous reasons, including fishing for seafood, boating in the Gulf, or having a picnic.