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Bird Surveys

Seabrook Bird Survey

Leader: Stennie Meadours
Co-Leader: Davis Clay

Address: 605 Pine Gully Rd, Seabrook, TX 77586

Upcoming Survey: August 7, 2021

We are resuming the Seabrook Bird Count with safety protocols in place. There will be 16 spaces available for masked participants to split into two groups, allowing for social distancing while identifying the visiting birds in Seabrook. Please RSVP by contacting Natalie Stephens (nstephens@seabrooktx.gov or 281-291-5725) if you would like to attend.

Meeting Time: 9:00 AM. We meet at the picnic tables across from the fishing pier. A Seabrook Bird Survey sign will be posted at the picnic tables across from the fishing pier where parking is also available. Note that parking is free for residents of Seabrook as well as for those participating in the count. Birders of all levels are welcome!  

July 2019 Participants
July 2019 Participants

Pine Gully Park

Pine Gully Park offers a variety of habitats including shoreline, marsh, small prairie, and riparian forest.  Well-maintained trails meander through the Park where 50 species (and counting!) have been observed. A Rock Wren on a recent CBC excited crowds and stood out as an unusual observance. Pine Gully Park is also part of the Upper Texas Coast Birding Trail. The City of Seabrook Parks and Recreation Department supports birding activities, and the Open Space and Trails Committee is an active partner is establishing this exciting new bird survey.

Pine Gully Park is  UTC 079 on the Upper Texas Coast Birding Trail and an eBird hotspot with 186 species reported to eBird prior to the first survey in December. Two new species, a Greater White-Fronted Goose and Bald Eagle were added to eBird sightings after the December 2018 survey. In January 50 species were found, including Common Loon and Marsh Wren.

The survey is held on the first Saturday of the month. Stennie can be contacted at stenmead@aol.com or 512-799-0127.

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