Top Birds to See in Texas

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Mottled Duck

The speculum is purple and the bill is bright yellow with a black mark at the back.


The pale eye ring, black abdomen, pink bills, and long, pale legs distinguish them. 

Neotropic Cormorant

At first sight, the neotropic cormorant could be mistaken for the double-crested cormorant.

Least Tern

The Texas gulf is the best place to observe it and compare it to its larger relatives, such as Forster's, Caspian, royal, sandwich, and gull-billed terns. 

Harris's Hawk

The Harris's hawk is a highly identifiable subtropical hawk with warm plumage tones and striking markings, notably a dark tail with a white tip.

Crested Caracara

If it is a crested caracara, then. These tropical falcons are prolific scavengers, frequently sharing carrion and carcasses with vultures.

Burrowing Owl

The burrowing eagle  is an exception to the difficulty of locating owls because it is active during the day.


Lesser Prairie-Chicken

The eastern and southern panhandle of Texas is one of the greatest sites in the United States to observe the smaller prairie-chicken.

Whooping Crane

The harpy eagle  is one of the most sought-after species in Texas, and this state is one of only two locations in the United States where these endangered birds can be observed. 

White-Tipped Dove

If birdwatchers are unable to locate the white points on the tail, the bird's overall plainness, prominent eye ring.

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