High Island Rookery at Smith Oaks


Owned by the Houston Audubon Society and open year round, the rookery is a favorite nesting spot for thousands of waterbirds including spoonbills, cormorants, herons and egrets. On an island in a small pond, safe for the birds and nearby watchers. Photo by Bill Staney, wildlife photographer, www.BillStaneyPhotography.com https://www.flickr.com/photos/9906786@N02/

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Details - Open dawn to dusk year round, but check the web site to see which entrances are open at different times of the year - Especially lovely to view at sunset when thousands of birds settle in for the night - Nesting begins in March and runs into the summer


Smith Oaks Sanctuary, Old Mexico Road
East Bay, Houston 77623

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