The Story of Evia Island

BirdsOnEviaIslandEvia Island, originally formed as a result of the deepening and widening of the Houston Ship Channel, was designed to attract a variety of nesting colonial waterbird species. The six-acre island was constructed in 2000. Although bird use of the island had a rocky start, 6,196 pairs of colonial waterbirds nested on the island in 2012. Evia Island is currently a successful colonial waterbird nesting island managed by Houston Audubon. Read the FULL STORY.


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  1. Brenda Beust Smith says:

    Thanks so much for printing this!!! Winnie did such a great job. But since it never mentions Bird Island, wanted to add that this the same site the fishermen call “Bird Island” in East Bay. Brenda

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