Large island in Galveston Bay with mature mulberry trees and shrubs, grasses, unvegetated shell and halophytes. Trees and shrubs provide nesting substrate for numerous wading bird species and shell areas for ground-nesting terns.

Ornithological Summary

Nesting habitat for numerous wading bird species and terns.

Conservation Issues

Invasive mammalian predators make management of Little Pelican Island very difficult and causes sporadic production by nesting birds.

Habitat

Large island with mature mulberry trees and shrubs, grasses, unvegetated shell and halophytes. Trees and shrubs provide nesting substrate for numerous wading bird species and shell areas for ground-nesting terns.

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