The 27-mile long Bolivar Peninsula is world famous for the many species of birds that can be seen here. As of January 1, 1997, the Houston Audubon Society members have recorded 344 species of birds on the peninsula.
The peninsulars’s shape, diversity of habitats and strategic position along the Gulf Coast combine to make the peninsula attractive to a large and diverse number of bird species.
The 27 miles of the Bolivar Peninsulars’s Highway 87, with itrs’s short side roads to the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Bay and the Intracoastal Canal, provide access to Gulf and Bay beaches, mud flats, sand bars, fresh water marshes and ponds, salt marshes, coastal prairies, meadows, fields and woodlots.
Remember: Birds may be found anywhere there is good habitat. Please do not trespass on private property.
For more bird watching information contact:
Houston Audubon Society
Houston, Texas 77079