Tag: Texas coastline birds

Do you know about the Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) – the bird that skims the air on our Texas coastline?

The Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) is an uncommon to common resident along the Texas coastline with fewer birds present during the winter. They tend to stay within 50 miles of the coastline and the majority of records further inland are associated with tropical systems. Although they are predominantly a coastal species, they are frequently seen in the South Texas Brush Country and small populations have existed… Read more »