Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center

Video of Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center by Hank Arnold

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.(Viewing scopes are currently being refurbished and will return before the fall.)
Birding on the Boardwalk

FREE guided birding tour for anyone, novice to expert. Wednesdays at 9am at the Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center at end of Ross Ave, with local guide Nan Dietert.

Link to an updated birding checklist, courtesy of Dr. Joan and Scott Holt.

Port Aransas Birding Checklist

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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