Region 5 - Edwards Plateau
The Edwards Plateau
The Edwards Plateau Region includes the Llano Uplift; it is bounded by the Balcones Escarpment on the east and south. It includes many streams and rivers. The Balcones Canyonlands define the Hill Country. Canyons and slopes support Ashe Juniper. Much of the upper plateau is grasslands and shrublands with riparian corridors.
Popular Birding Spots
- Hornsby Bend, Austin
- Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
- Commons Ford Metropolitan Park, Austin
- Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, San Antonio
- Government Canyon State Natural Area
- Warbler Woods Bird Sanctuary
- Cibolo Bluffs Nature Preserve
- Castroville Regional Park
- Nature trail and park in Hondo
- Golden Cheeked Warbler
- Black-Capped Vireo
- Painted Bunting
- Sparrows in winter
REGION 5 – Edwards Plateau
Counties: Bandera, Bexar, Blanco, Burnet, Coke, Comal, Concho, Crockett, Edwards, Gillespie, Glasscock, Hays, Irion, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Llano, Mason, McCulloch, Medina, Menard, Reagan, Real, Runnels, San Saba, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Tom Green, Travis, Uvalde, Val Verde
Region 5 Edwards Plateau
Click on the links below to view the North American Birds report from this biological region in Texas. The TOS Region that most closely matches the biological region is noted in parentheses.
Central Texas (similar to TOS Region 5 Edwards Plateau)
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