Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center is currently closed.
Located down the street from the Community Park at the south end of Ross Avenue next to the Nueces County Water Treatment Facility.



A raised boardwalk that is wheelchair accessible extends out into the cattails for a close-up encounter with birds, alligators, fish and more. An observation tower offers a panoramic view of the pond and the surrounding flats. A free viewing scope is mounted on the tower and a free ADA-compliant scope is available at another viewing box along the boardwalk.
Link to an updated birding checklist, courtesy of Dr. Joan and Scott Holt.


Port Aransas Birding Checklist (Updated 2017)


In 2006 Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine names the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center #1 of the Top Ten Boardwalks in Texas.

View the full article here


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