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Wildlife watching around Galveston Bay

Wildlife watching around Galveston Bay

enjoying the bay"s diversity.

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Published by Galveston Bay Foundation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, [1997?] in Webster, Tx, [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bays -- Texas -- Galveston Bay -- Congresses.,
  • Wildlife attracting -- Texas -- Galveston Bay.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEnjoying the bay"s diversity.
    SeriesGalveston Bay fact sheet series
    ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service., Galveston Bay Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (4 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15444071M

    Galveston Bay is one of the biggest entry/exit ports on the Gulf of Mexico in Texas. Located southeast of Houston, the bay is home to ports in Texas City, San Leon and Galveston Island. The many. The area around Galveston Bay and Houston is home to Henslow's sparrows, roseate spoonbills, white-faced ibises, marsh wrens, seaside sparrows, snow geese, yellow and black rails, and northern harriers. The Smith Point peninsula contains a foot observation tower offering views of broad-winged hawks and other hawk : Gulf of Mexico, numerous bays and forests.

    Because of Galveston’s natural resources and year-round warm weather, the island is one of the top locations for nature enthusiasts in the United States. Much of this tourism is focused on the Gulf of Mexico and Galveston Bay, making Galveston a popular location for birding, dolphin watching, fishing, kayaking, camping, and visiting nature parks. Give Capt. Luis Martinez a call today to book or reserve your exciting Galveston Bay fishing trip! East Bay, West Bay and Trinity Bay are the three bays that makes up the Galveston Bay Complex. Knowing the fish migrations and the bays structure is a key to catching fish. Capt. Luis has the knowledge needed to consistently catch fish.

    Acclaimed wildlife photographer Greg Lavaty provides guiding services and photography instruction through his company, Texas Target Birds. He specializes in customized photography and birding trips as well as photographic instruction for photographers of all skill levels. Here, you can swim in the Gulf, explore coastal dunes, or kayak on the bay. Camping options range from glamper-worthy cabins to stunning tent sites right on the beach. With an average temperature of 69 degrees F, Houston is a year-round camping paradise.


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