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Our Mission
The Friends of Woodland Park, Inc. (FWP) is dedicated to preserving the park's natural habitat along with its unique historical significance to the city of Houston, and to providing for the enjoyment and education of all those who visit.

Woodland Park is located at 212 Parkview, 77009.


Woodland Park has long been home to a variety of interesting species of birds in southeast Texas.  We are pleased to have Jason Bonilla, our local birding advisor and member of the Houston Audubon Society, help us with a survey of the birds that you can see in the park.  As of March 15, 2014, he has identified 90 different species of birds.  The list includes: 

Accipiter Sp.
American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Redstart
American Robin
Baltimore Oriole
Barn Swallow
Belted Kingfisher
Black-and-white Warbler
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
Black Vulture
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Blue-headed Viero
Blue Jay
Brown Creeper
Brown Thrasher
Carolina Chickadee
Carolina Wren
Cedar Waxwing
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Chimney Swift
Common Grackel
Common Yellowthroat
Cooper's Hawk
Cormorant Sp.
Crested Caracara
Downy Woodpecker
Double-crested Cormorant
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Empidonax sp.
European Starling
Field Sparrow
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Gray Catbird
Great Blue Heron
Great Crested Flycatcher
Great Egret
Great Horned Owl
Great-tailed Grackle
Green Heron
gull sp.
Hermit Thrush
House Finch
House Sparrow
Indigo Bunting
Little Blue Heron
Loggerhead Shrike
Magnolia Warbler
Mourning Dove
Muscovy Duck (Domestic Type)
Neotropic Cormorant
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
Northern Mockingbird
Northern Waterthrush
Nutmeg Mannikin
Orange-cheeked Waxbill
Orange-crowned Warbler
Orchard Oriole
Pine Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Purple Martin
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red -shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Red-vented Bulbul
Rock Pigeon
Roseate Spoonbill
Rose Breasted Grosbeak
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Sparrow Sp.
Snow Goose
Snowy Egret
Swainson's Hawk
Swamp Sparrow
Tennessee Warbler 
Tricolored Heron
Tufted Titmouse
warbler sp.
Western Kingbird
White-eyed Vireo
White Ibis
White-throated Sparrow
White-winged Dove
Wilson's Warbler
Winter Wren
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow Warbler

Total Species 89

Northern Mockingbird

Download Bird Survey. March 2014-June 2014

Download Bird Survey. June 2013-February 2014

Download Bird Survey. June 2012-May 2013

Download Bird Survey. June 2011-May 2012

Jason has been gracious enough to offer to lead a monthly birding group at the park this fall to those interested in a birding tour. We will post the dates as soon as we know them. Next time you go to the park, take your binoculars, scan the trees and let us know what you see!

Woodland Park....Naturally Beautiful!


Contact: info@friendsofwoodlandpark.org
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