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Unique bird species thrive on the bird trails of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Birds like the Bald Eagle, Prothonotary Warbler, Osprey, Blue Heron, Egrets, the Red-Winged Black Bird and the Mississippi Sandhill Crane.

Need help figuring out which feathered friends you’re seeing? Find out online at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Birding Trail. And for more on our trails, visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area.