A brown pelican circles over the waves at dawn on Padre Island National Seashore. A great blue heron glides over the lake in Murphy Park in Taylor. A little blue heron flies in front the island in Murphy Park lake. Cattle egret flock back to their roosts in the trees around Murphy Park lake. A white ibis flies over the dunes at Padre Island National Seashore. A brown pelican descends among a crowd of other pelicans at the fish cleaning station at Goose Island State Park. A roseate spoonbill wades in Laguna Madre sifting for food.