Geddy The Barn Owl Photographed By Sara Turbyfill At The Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot In Houston, TX.

Raptor Photography Shoot Hosted by the Houston Audubon: Photograph Hawks, Falcons, and Owls

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Houston Audubon Raptor Photography Shoot

Throughout the year, the Houston Audubon Raptor and Education Center hosts numerous Raptor Photography Shoots. This program is geared towards adults and provides individuals with the chance to photograph hawks, falcons, and owls up close. However, it is important to note that the location of upcoming photo shoots may vary. Be sure to check the Houston Audubon website before signing up.

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

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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.

A Pair Of American Avocets Photographed By Sara Turbyfill At The Houston Audubon Bolivar Flats Shorebirds Sanctuary In TX.

Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary: Recognized as a Globally Important Bird Area

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Birdwatching at Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary

Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary is a refuge that was set aside as a bird conservation area. The sanctuary is located near State Highway 87 and Rettilon Rd on Bolivar Peninsula in Texas. This land is owned and managed by the Houston Audubon and is recognized as a Globally Important Bird Area. An Important Bird Area or IBA is is an area of land that uses an international set of criteria to help with bird conservation.

Great Horned Owlet Photographed By Sara Turbyfill At Brazos Bend State Park In Texas.

Brazos Bend State Park: Photograph Alligators, Great Horned Owls, and Waterfowl in the Wild

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Wildlife Photography at Brazos Bend State Park

Brazos Bend State Park lies twenty minutes west of State Highway 288, just an hour from downtown Houston, in the town of Needville, TX. Nature lovers from around the world visit this park to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, camping, wildlife watching, and even horseback riding. However, photography at Brazos Bend State Park is one of the most popular activities.

Crested Caracara Pair Photographed By Sara Turbyfill At Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge: A Bird Oasis an Hour from Downtown Houston

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Birding at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge is located an hour from downtown Houston, between I-10 and Bolivar Peninsula, in Chambers County, Texas. The refuge lies just south of the city of Anahuac, which is also known as the Alligator Capital of Texas. People visit the national wildlife refuge for various reasons, including fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching. However, one of the most sought after activities is birding at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.