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Houston Birding Picks Up As Spring Migration Gets Underway

Millions of birds are flying through Texas as spring migration gets underway. It’s a phenomenon that may go unnoticed by most, but not for birders. These are birding enthusiasts who eagerly await the arrival of Purple Martins, Black-and-white Warblers and other migratory species. The Houston area offers several places to go and catch a glimpse of […]

Avid Houston Birder Glenn Olsen looks at a northern cardinal through his spotting scope.

Millions of birds are flying through Texas as spring migration gets underway. It’s a phenomenon that may go unnoticed by most, but not for birders.

These are birding enthusiasts who eagerly await the arrival of Purple Martins, Black-and-white Warblers and other migratory species. The Houston area offers several places to go and catch a glimpse of these birds.

Houston Matters’ Maggie Martin headed to one of them with a local birding enthusiast to find out more about the popular hobby.

For an online guide to birds and bird watching, click here.

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