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Nearest Largest City: Rockport, Texas, USA
The shoreline on Goose Island is comprised of oyster shell, mud flat, marsh grass, mudflats, meadows, live oak mottes, dense shrub thickets and concrete bulkhead. The habitat variety at Goose Island makes it a good place to observe water birds, shorebirds and passerines both in migration and in residence. Some of the more common birds found on the island include hawks, falcons, terns, pelicans and swallows.
Texas Parks & Wildlife. URL: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/goose/
Texas Parks & Wildlife - Goose Island State Park
Keywords: Oak, Marsh, Falcon, Swallow, Hawk, Pelican, Tern
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