Birding In and Around Austin

Austin, Texas, boasts a plethora of birding hotspots for enthusiasts to explore. One popular destination is the Barton Creek Greenbelt, where hikers can spot an array of species amidst the lush greenery and along the creek's banks. Additionally, the Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory offers prime birding opportunities, particularly for waterfowl and migratory species, thanks to its diverse habitats including ponds, marshes, and woodlands. For those seeking a more tranquil setting, the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge provides a sanctuary for native birds amidst its rugged limestone terrain and protected habitats. Whether novice or seasoned birder, Austin's varied landscapes offer an abundance of avian delights to discover and enjoy.  Check out these links to popular spots in and around Austin!

Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge (Marble Falls)

Travis Audubon's Baker Sanctuary (Leander)

Berry Springs Park (Georgetown)

Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park (Austin)

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Booty's Road Park (Georgetown)

Bull Creek District Park (Austin)

Commons Ford Ranch (Austin)

Eastwoods Park (Austin)

Emma Long Metropolitan Park (Austin)

Granger Lake Area (Granger)

Hamilton Pool County Park (Dripping Springs)

Hornsby Bend (Austin)

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Laguna Gloria (Austin)

Lake Creek Trail (Austin - Williamson County)

Lake Georgetown (Georgetown)

Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park (Austin)

McKinney Falls State Park (Austin)

McKinney Roughs Nature Park (Cedar Creek)

Mills Pond Recreation Area (Austin)

Pace Bend County Park (Spicewood)

Pflugerville - Pfeathered Pfriends Birding 

Pflugerville Pfeathered Pfriends Birding (QR Code for Pfeathered Pfriends Birding Registration)

Richard Moya County Park (Austin)

St. Edwards Park (Austin)

Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park (Austin)

Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park (Austin)

Webberville County Park (Webberville)

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve (Austin)