Birds of the Texas Gulf Coast

A few birds from our birding trip to the Texas gulf coast during May 2016.

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannidae - Tyrannus forficatus. East End Lagoon Preserve, Galveston TX.
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – Tyrannidae – Tyrannus forficatus. East End Lagoon Preserve, Galveston TX.

 

Swainsons Hawk - Accipitridae - Buteo swainsoni. Anahuac NWR, TX.
Swainsons Hawk – Accipitridae – Buteo swainsoni. Anahuac NWR, TX.

 

Purple Gallinule - Rallidae - Porphyrio martinica. Anahuac NWR, TX.
Purple Gallinule – Rallidae – Porphyrio martinica. Anahuac NWR, TX.

One thought on “Birds of the Texas Gulf Coast

  1. Seems so long ago! But what results for the wait! I don’t recall any past Gallinule photo that better captures the absurdity of this bird’s leg to body ratio.

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