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    Coastal Birds of Texas

    by Ken Rudine, Contributing Editor
    TX - Sea Gull
    Sea Gull
    October 2012
    TX - Great Blue Heron
    Great Blue Heron
    October 2012
    TX - Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary1
    Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary
    October 2012
    TX - Marbled Godwit
    Marbled Godwit
    October 2012
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    Kingfisher
    October 2012
    Red Shouldered Hawk guarding nest, Texas coastal bird
    Red Shouldered Hawk guarding nest
    Rockport Country Club Golf Course, Rockport, Texas
    December 2007

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    Green Jay @ Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
    A Green Jay
    Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, East of Harlingen
    December 2007
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    Black Skimmer with baby, Rockport Beach Park, Texas
    Black Skimmer adult with juvenile (left)
    December 2007
    Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, Texas
    Black Skimmer @ Rockport Beach Park (adults nesting)

    Nesting Black Skimmers
    Adults take turns guarding nests since unattended eggs will be eaten by gulls.
    Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, Texas
    December 2007
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    White Ibis, Rockport Beach Park,, Texas

    White Ibis
    The rock-star of Egyptian hieroglyphics. One Pharaoh was reportedly entombed with 10,000 specimens.
    Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, Texas
    December 2007
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    Great Blue Heron, Texas coast
    Great Blue Heron
    December 2007
    Great Blue Heron, feeding @ Rockport Beach Park
    Great Blue Heron, feeding.
    Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, Texas
    December 2007
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    Great Blue Heron, feeding sequence @ Rockport Beach Park
    Great Blue Heron, digesting.
    Rockport Beach Park, Rockport, Texas
    December 2007
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    Great Blue Heron, young @ at Port Aransas Birding Center
    A juvenile Great Blue Heron, reflecting.
    Port Aransas Birding Center, Port Aransas, Texas
    December 2007
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    Green Kingfisher looking for fish @ North Fulton Beach Road

    Big Head
    A Green Kingfisher looking for its next meal.
    North Fulton Beach Road
    December 2007

    Chacalaca @ Sabal Palm Grove, BrownsvilleTexas

    Small Head
    The dull but noble Chacalaca
    Sabal Palm Grove (SE of Brownsville)
    December 2007
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    Altamira Oriole @ Benson-Rio Grande Valley State Park , Texas

    Orange Head
    A defiant Altamira Oriole
    Benson-Rio Grande Valley State Park, near Mission
    December 2007
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    Photos Ken Rudine
    January 2013
    More on Birds by Ken Rudine:
    Coastal Birds of Texas - II
    Coastal Birds of Texas - III
    Roadrunner | Green Parrots | Heron's Nest |

    Forum:
    Thank you for the beautiful photos of coastal birds of Texas. Makes me want to head out of Austin and spend a few days down south. - Sincerely, Frances Giles, January 08, 2013

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