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Newsroom Archive 13

From November 12, 2022 thru current

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the White-tailed Kite. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on July 6, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Purple Gallinule. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on June 22, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Red-shouldered Hawk. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on June 15, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black-necked Stilt. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on June 8, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the American Crow in celebration of Black Birders Week. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 29, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Clapper Rail. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 25, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Canada Warbler. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 18, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Bobolink. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 11, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black-throated Green Warbler. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on May 4, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Cerulean Warbler. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 27, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Chestnut-collared Longspur. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 20, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Scarlet Tanager. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 13, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the White Ibis. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on April 6, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Blue-winged Warbler. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 30, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Wood Thrush. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 23, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Blue-headed Vireo. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 16, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Great-tailed Grackle. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 9, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Merlin. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on March 2, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

After over a year of navigating permitting red-tape, we finally received the green light to update the vehicular barrier at Bolivar Flats, and the first phase of the project is complete just in time for breeding season!

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Royal Tern. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on February 24, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Seaside Sparrow. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on February 17, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Sedge Wren. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on February 3, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Gray Catbird. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 27, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Brown-headed Nuthatch. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 20, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black-bellied Plover. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 13, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black Vulture. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on January 6, 2024. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Snow Goose. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on December 23, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Kathrine (Kathy) G. McGovern. Houston Audubon has lost a dear friend, fellow champion of bird conservation, and longtime generous supporter.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Swamp Sparrow. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on December 2, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Franklin’s Gull. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 25, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Nelson’s Sparrow. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 18, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Crested Caracara. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 11, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the American Pipit. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on November 6, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

On October 19, Houston Audubon celebrated the sound of birds, their beauty and diversity, and the vital role they play in our region at its annual fundraising dinner, Avian Affair. 

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Blue-winged Teal. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on October 28, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Barred Owl. It was written by Grace Yaros, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on October 21, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Horned Lark. It was written by Rachel Myers, Coastal Conservation Technician, and posted on October 14, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Tufted Titmouse. It was written by Richard Gibbons, former Conservation Director, and posted on September 23, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Little Blue Heron. It was written by Azure Bevington, former Conservation Technician, and posted on September 16, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the American Flamingo. It was written by Wyatt Egelhoff, Conservation Specialist, and posted on September 9, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Tricolored Heron. It was written by Bryce Loschen, former Conservation Technician, and posted on August 19, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Common Yellowthroat. It was written by Daniel Elting, former Conservation Technician, and posted on August 12, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Anhinga. It was written by Richard Gibbons, former Conservation Director, and posted on August 5, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Marsh Wren. It was posted on July 29, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher. It was written by Gislaine Peters, former Conservation Technician, and posted on July 22, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

At Houston Audubon’s Purple Martin Watch Parties, sponsored this year by CenterPoint Energy, the community is invited to gather and witness the wonder of Purple Martin flying patterns as they come together to roost every night. During the parties, Houston Audubon staff and volunteers are on hand to educate attendees about Purple Martins, their amazing journey, and how people can help protect these birds. These free, family-friendly events are fun for all ages.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Northern Mockingbird. It was posted on July 15, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Least Tern. It was written by Kayla Ferron, former Conservation Technician, and posted on July 8, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Black-whiskered Vireo. It was written by Wyatt Egelhoff, Conservation Specialist, on July 1, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.

The Beak of the Week on the Houston Audubon Facebook page featured the Wilson’s Plover. It was written by Maria Hart, former Conservation Specialist, on June 24, 2023. Click the link to see the profile in our Bird Gallery.


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