Padre Island National Seashore
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Padre Island National Seashore (website)
20402 Park Road 22, (10 miles south of) Corpus Christi, TX 78418, Tel: 361-949-9951
Details: Padre Island National Seashore encompassing 130,434 acres, is the longest remaining undeveloped stretch of barrier island in the world. About 380 species of birds habitat the area including at least nine species of threatened or endangered birds. Camping, sea turtle releases, fishing, star gazing, and other activities are available at this National park.
Birds: Ani, Cuckoos, Roadrunners, Doves, Ducks, Geese, Gulls, Terns, Falcons, Hawks, Vultures, Herons, Bitterns, Egrets, Hummingbirds, Kingfishers, Swifts, Ibis, Spoonbills, Storks, Loons, Grebes, Owls, Goatsuckers, Pelagic, Pelicans, Cormorants, Perching Birds, Quail, Turkey, Rails, Coots, Crane, Gallinule, Shorebirds, Woodpeckers.
Note: Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.