|You are here: GulfBase > Reefs, Banks & Islands > Goose Island||•|
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
Update this reef, bank or island's info
GulfBase is a project of the
Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
To give proper credit to the original authors, please cite information taken from GulfBase by the original source as displayed.
To cite GulfBase, use: F. Moretzsohn, J.A. Sánchez Chávez, and J.W. Tunnell, Jr., Editors. 2014. GulfBase: Resource Database for Gulf of Mexico Research. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.gulfbase.org, 02 September 2014.
|You are visitor since October 15, 2002.||GulfBase Team Contact Info|