For coastal migrants, local specialties and just a bit of Texas...

Cameron Parish, the state’s premier birding locale, with its vast marshlands and beautiful, bird-filled beaches. It is famous for migrants, rarities, and intriguing breeding birds.

Ancient wooded ridges known as cheniers that can abound with migrant songbirds. Because of its position in the very center of the Mississippi flyway, nearly HALF of eastern North America’s migratory songbirds pass through Louisiana each spring. This is the Louisiana counterpart of High Island, Texas, without the crowds of people.

Sabine NWR, Holly Beach, Lacassine NWR, and Louisiana’s famous rice and crawdad fields for shorebirds, waterfowl, long-legged waders, and rails.

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Best Season:Spring
Popular Location: Cameron Parish, Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, Rice Fields