Bird City Texas

Surfside Beach, Texas

A Coastal Community that Cares.
Photo: Brown Pelican and Laughing Gull - Rachel Hogancamp / Audubon Photography Awards
Bird City Texas

Surfside Beach, Texas

A Coastal Community that Cares.

Welcome to Surfside Beach! Your getaway destination.

Most notable and birdiest areas of Surfside Beach

  • Beach - gulls, brown pelicans, sanderlings, terns, plovers! 
  • Jetties - Mergansers, gulls, pelicans, dolphins and much more.
  • Crab Road wetlands - spoonbills, great blue herons, great egret, reddish egret, tri-color heron, yellow crowned night heron, black skimmers. 
  • Surfside Bird and Butterfly Trail - migrating songbirds such as catbirds, all warblers, tanagers, painted and indigo buntings, hummingbirds, orioles, grosbeaks, magnificent frigate bird,  Residents cardinals, mockingbirds.

Essential Partners to Bird City Texas

  • Gulf Coast Bird Observatory - local and well known organization that helped us tremendously and continues to give much support! 
  • Houston Audubon - sends volunteers to our events to run educational booths.
  • Gulf Coast Wildlife Rescue - provides rescues in the area and runs educational booths at events. 
  • American Bird Conservancy - does research on Beach nesting birds on Surfside Beach  

Important 2023 Dates and Events  

April 1, 2023 - Wings Over Surfside 

First Saturday in October - Nature Fest  

Places to stay

Check out our website to find the best places to stay in Surfside when visiting! 

How you can help, right now