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Port Aransas Birding Center

Corpus Christi, TX
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Birdwatching, Biking
Description: A popular site for bird watching that is located near Corpus Christi, Texas.
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San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Went there in the middle of the day and was excited to see so many variety of birds. Found out that they have an alligator and a pier from which to search for him. Say plenty of wildlife to keep my 8 year old entertained while also enjoying the peaceful scenery.

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Florence, OR
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Amazing birding next to sewer processing plant. Guided tour every Wed at 9am. Well worth it. Say twenty or more different birds including snowy egrets, spoonbills, herons, frigate birds, cormorants and many others. Very well informed guides with high power binoculars to help you spot birds and to tell you about each type. Definitely recommend

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Euless, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Just a short drive and you get to take a very quite and peaceful walk. High piers to stand and see fish in the water as well as many birds. There is also a small area where a candy machine sells fish food that you can throw in the water and hundreds of fish will come to the surface.

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Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

good, identifying pictures for the uninformed. Lots of shore/marsh birds, several kinds of ducks, even alligators (but not too close)

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

If you are a birder you will love it. Muskrat family in love and a 18-20' alligator. Wow!! Beautiful and large selection of birds. Seabirds ofcourse and winter migratory too. Take a binocular and camera.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I have lived in the area most of my life, and only recently discovered this gem once I picked up a birding habit. I had no idea that so many great little birding spots existed in Port Aransas. And as a plus the Mexican food restaurant you must pass by to get to the parking lot is cheap and good!... More

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Stevens Point, WI
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We loved going there to see the birds that winter in the area. It has a board walk with viewing areas.

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Houston, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is an nice place to go right in town. There is a boardwalk over the water and it is a peaceful place to gaze at different birds of the area. You can also see the large ships coming through the channel in the distance. There is a large alligator that hangs out that can be seen form the boardwalk.the... More

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Niagara
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Make certain to ask for directions to the bird sanctuaries which are hidden behind the Take-out Mexican restaurant, and the garbage facility.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Site is off Cutoff then Ross, next to water treatment facility. Roseates galore but the big old gator grabbed everyone's attention. Good place to meet other birders as source of advice for other sites.

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