A State of Great Migration

March 14, 2014 | By Elaine Robbins

In spring and fall, great armies of birds migrate across Texas skies. Millions pass through on long-distance journeys between their northern breeding grounds and their winter homes in Central and South America. Others winter right here in Texas’ relatively warm climate. Of Texas’ 639 species of birds, more than two-thirds are migrants.

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