If you're an avid birder, or simply a beginner looking to get started, you've come to the right place! Beaumont, Texas is located near the Gulf of Mexico, known for its globally unique ecosystem with a diversity of habitats, fish and wildlife. Gulf habitats are essential to the annual cycles of many species of breeding, wintering and migrating waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds and songbirds. In addition, Beaumont is bordered by the Pineywoods of East Texas where over 350 species of birds are spotted annually.
Beaumont is on two migratory flyways: Central and Mississippi Flyways. Nearly 30 species of ducks and flocks of snow geese migrate to Beaumont between October and March while roseate spoonbills, great and white snowy egrets, white-faced ibis and mottled ducks are year-round fixtures.