In the last thirty years, the Upper Texas Coast has become a amust goa destination for birders around the globe. This book will serve as an essential companion to the customary field guide and pair of binoculars for all visitors to Houston, High Island, Galveston, Freeport, or any of the areaas other exciting birding spots. It also places the birdlife of the region, a seven-county area with a larger bird list than forty-three states, into historical and ecological contexts. Authors Eubanks, Behrstock, and Weeksaall recognized authorities on the migrant and resident birds of this regionapresent a thorough introduction to the areaas history, physiography, and avifauna. Then, in generous discussions of bird families and species, they synthesize years of records, tracking the comings and goings of more than 480 birds and incorporating their own lifetimes of experience to create an aornithological mosaica of lasting significance.The relative magnitude of the trans-Gulf and circum-Gulf spring migrations. ... Check-list of the Birds of Texas, 2nd ed. ... The Explorera#39;s Texas: The Lands and Waters. Austin: Eakin Press. White, M. 2002. Birds of Northeast Texas. Collegeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Birdlife of Houston, Galveston, and the Upper Texas Coast|
|Author||:||Ted L. Eubanks, Robert A. Behrstock, Ron J. Weeks|
|Publisher||:||Texas A&M University Press - 2006-10-03|