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Peggy Boston

Peggy is a native Houstonian, a retired architect, who considers herself amazing lucky to have discovered the birding world some 25 years ago. She is a generalist, who has enjoyed the wonders of the natural world while camping, scuba diving, cycling and hiking the world. Peggy is especially proud to have represented Houston Audubon on the Galveston committee that created Featherfest. Over the past years, she has been proud to have shared the birds of the Texas Gulf Coast with all the visitors to Houston Audubon’s “globally important birding areas” of High Island and Bolivar Flats.

Peggy has served on either the Board of Directors or Board of Advisors of Houston Audubon since 1997. She is happiest when muddy, working on trails, cleaning up the beach or planting native plants, for the birds. She was fortunate to have been mentored by some of the icons of Houston Audubon: Ellen Red, Margaret Anderson, Winnie Burkett & Laura Singleton plus many others who have so generously shared with her their love of birds.

Upcoming Events

April 2018
April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The spectacle of a water bird nesting rookery is a birder “must see.” North Deer Island has 1.7 miles of protected shoreline which supports nesting habitat for the threatened Reddish Egret and 16 other bird species. Rookeries dot the Texas Gulf coast. Among the best in Texas is 144-acre North Deer Island shared by nesting herons, egrets, ibis, cormorants, shorebirds and seabirds. You’ll witness the sight, sounds and smells of thousands of Brown pelican (approximately 40% of TX coastal nesters),…

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April 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:15 pm

This is your opportunity to explore “the other side” of Galveston Bay. We head over the causeway bridge to explore birding areas on the Mainland side of Galveston Bay in the Tiki Island, Texas City, and La Marque areas. One of our best kept secrets and most under explored areas, participants will be surprised at the number and variety of birds seen on this outing. Birding locations will include some privately-owned land with fresh water ponds that provide easy observation…

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