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Great White Egret

Great White Egret

The Great Egret is an all-white large Heron.  “Wonderful plumage,” as Monty Python attests to.  Galveston is chock full of birds and the Egret is a fabulous addition to this blog.  It’s hard to tell at a distance but these birds are large, often standing more than a...
Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

Hang Outs Oftentimes one can view a Belted Kingfisher perched in trees, on posts and the places above the water when they plunge into the water head first looking for dinner!  These birds make intricate nests with tunnels that slope uphill.  It is thought this is done...
Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican

Of course, the Brown Pelican is part of the pelican family who range throughout the Americas.  On any day, Brown Pelicans can be spotted in great numbers just off the beach cruising up and down in small flocks fishing at their leisure.  They’re quite large with wings...
Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

The Great Blue Herons can be seen in many places around the island where the water is shallow and the fishing good. They stand motionless until a meal comes along and then they plunge their heads into the water.  After hatching, the juvenile birds will be seen leaning...
Least Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

This species has greenish legs and a short, thin, dark bill. The Least Sandpiper is brown with streaks and a line for an eyebrow. The head is dark and the colors change a bit during the season. The young Sandpipers have bright colors and white stripes. Sometimes it is...