Kristine Rivers of Birding For Fun will be guiding a boat tour to North Deer Island Rookery this Saturday, May 25, 8am - 12pm.
The protected shorelines of this and other small nearby islands host over 12,000 nesting pairs of many different species of birds, including Brown Pelicans, Roseate Spoonbills, and Great Blue Herons.
Photo of a Pelican and Chicks by Pete Romfh
The tour is aboard the SS Seagull II, a 45-passenger open-air catamaran, departs the Texas Seaport Museum. During this wonderful tour we will also see pods of dolphins, and visit Pier 19 in Galveston, as well as the wreckage of the SS Selma near Pelican Island.
Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council members receive a discount! Click to register.