Newton County is located in the Big Thicket of Deep East Texas. Normal rainfall is among the highest in Texas. The county is heavily forested with the Sabine River on the east and Toledo Bend Reservoir on the north. Over 220 species of birds call Newton County home at some time during the year. The main birding times are spring migration through early smmer and in the winter.
For a comprehensive Toledo Bend Lake Area Birding Checklist – CLICK HERE In addition to the checklist, there are links to pictures of many of the birds on the Webmaster’s Gallery including many in-flight shots and sequences and lots more! The Webmaster’s Gallery includes some excellent shots of birds from around Toledo Bend Lake – especially the Bald Eagles – Osprey catching White Bass – and shots of a Hawk’s nest with the young, visit the Toledo Bend Gallery at Toledo-Bend.US