Padre Island National Seashore
CTC 063
 
Season: All Seasons

Fee charged. Peregrine Falcons pass through the park by the hundreds in fall, and migrant land birds swarm the scrubby vegetation in the spring. Gulls, terns, and shorebirds line the beaches, and a variety of raptors (White-tailed Kite, White-tailed Hawk, Ferruginous Hawk in winter) may be seen perched on the power poles along PR 22. In the marshes along this road you may find gallinules, bitterns, and shorebirds, and nesting colonies of colonial waterbirds (herons, egrets, terns, Black Skimmer) may be seen by scope from the end of the road.

Malaquite Visitor Center
PO Box 181300
Corpus Christi, TX 78480-1300
361-949-8068

 
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