• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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  • Park Phone issues

    The visitor center main phone line and fax line are not working. To reach the park visitor center, call (361) 949-8069. Fax to (361) 949-7091, Attention: Visitor Center. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • Bird Island Basin Campground rehabilitation starts August 18, 2014

    The second part of a project to repair facilities and rebuild eroded shoreline at Bird Island Basin Campground begins August 18. Minor disruptions of activities in the immediate area may occur. None of the work should affect use of the boat ramp.

Birders Unite

Conservation efforts would be ineffective if it were not for the combined work and dedication of people and organizations committed to bird and bird habitat conservation. Please click on the following links to meet some of Padre Island National Seashore's partners and to learn about other organizations that are devoted to addressing issues concerning birds and bird-lovers today.

Partners of Padre Island National Seashore

Coastal Bend, Bays and Estuaries Program

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Service

Additional Information Sources

All About Birds

Audubon

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

National Geographic

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

World Birding Center

Did You Know?

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Eighteen species of birds found at Padre Island National Seashore are state or federally listed as endangered, threatened, or a species of concern. More...