19967
Texas
Birding in America's "Birdiest Small Coastal City"
Program No. 19967RJ
Length
5 days
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5 days
4 nights
0 meals
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At a Glance

Roseate Spoonbills, Northern Harriers, Tricolor Herons, Cormorants, Brown Pelicans and Pied-billed Grebes — just a few of the usual inhabitants of the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center in Port Aransas on Mustang Island. On this active birding program, head out into open gulf beach, protected bays, salt flats, mud flats, prairies, freshwater ponds and brackish estuarine areas in search of many of the more than 400 species of birds spotted here throughout the year. See why Port Aransas was deemed the country’s “birdiest small coastal city” of 2012.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • At the Leonabell Turnbull Birding Center, see shorebirds, ducks, warblers, raptors, rails and alligators.
  • Watch for warbler fallouts at Paradise Pond, a freshwater staging ground for birds about to cross the Gulf.
  • Accompanied by experts, learn about local bird populations, as well as the fascinating ecology of the area.

General Notes

All Road Scholar birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1 in the field. We adhere to the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html
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