BIRDING in TEXAS
Texas is a very large state and the best way to divide it up into birding regions, is to use the geographical, geological and ecological areas, which results in the 9 regions illustrated on the map below.
1 ~ Coastal Plain, consisting of the Upper and Central Texas Coast (UTC & CTC)

2 ~ Rio Grande Valley, including the Lower Texas Coast (LTC)

3 ~ Brush Country, bordered on the west by the Rio Grande River

4 ~ Central Plains

5 ~ Pineywoods

6 ~ Northern Plains, bordered on the north by the Red River

7 ~ Edwards Plateau (Texas Hill Country), bordered on the east by the Balcones Fault zone

8 ~ Panhandle and Western Plains

9 ~ Trans-Pecos - part of the Chihuahuan Desert, west of the Pecos River
1a ~ Upper Texas Coast 
  • Armand Bayou Nature Center
  • Barker Reservoir
  • Bay Area Park
  • Baytown Nature Center
  • Bear Creek Park
  • Big Creek Scenic Area
  • Big Thicket Natural Preserve
  • Bryan Beach
  • Buffalo Bayou Park
  • Candy Abshier WMA
  • Cullinan Park
  • Edith L Moore Bird Sanctuary
  • Galveston Island State Park
  • Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
  • Hermann Park & Houston Zoo
  • Houston Arboretum & Memorial Park
  • Jasper State Fish Hatchery
  • Jesse H Jones Nature Center
  • Katy Prairie (several areas)
  • Lafitte's Cove and Lafitte's Grove
  • Lake Houston State Park
  • Lake Jackson Wilderness Park
  • Martin Dies State Park
  • McFaddin NWR
  • Mercer Arboretum/Botanical Gardens
  • Nassau Bay Park
  • Offat Bayou
  • Peach Point WMA
  • Quintana Beach & Jetty
  • Russ Pitman Park
  • Sabine Pass
  • Sabine Woods (TOS)
  • Sam Houston National Forest
  • Sam Rayburn Reservoir
  • San Jacinto Battleground SHP
  • San Luis Pass County Park
  • Sea Center Texas
  • Sea Rim State Park
  • Sheldon SP & WMA
  • Sims Bayou Nature Center
  • Smith Point
  • Stephen F Austin State Park
  • Surfside Jetty Park
  • Texas City Dike
  • Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Park
  • Village Creek State Park
  • W G Jones State Forest
1b ~ Central Texas Coast
  • Aransas Pass Community Park
  • Aransas Woods
  • Big Boggy NWR
  • Blucher Park
  • Connie Hagar Cottage Sanctuary
  • Copano Bay State Fishing Pier
  • Corpus Christi
  • Dick Kleberg Park
  • Fennessey Ranch
  • Goliad State Park
  • Hazel Bazemore County Park
  • King Ranch
  • Lake Corpus Christi State Park
  • Lake Texana State Park
  • Matagorda County Jetty Park
  • Matagorda Island State Park
  • Padre Island National Seashore
  • Pollywog Pond
  • Port Aransas
  • Port Lavaca Bird Sanctuary
  • Redhead Pond WMA
  • Rockport
  • Seadrift /Swan Point
  • Texas State Aquarium