We decided to find some cooler temperatures by taking the dog to the Beach at Boca Chica. Last year we had a good time there and found many seashells. This year we got there close to hightide and did not see many nice shells. We did see some Jellyfish washed up and a Dolphin carcass […]
The killdeer is nesting again at the Lake. I walked Lilly back down the little embankment trying to get a picture of the the Vermillion Flycatcher and saw that the Killdeer ist nesting. I have not looked for the nest yet but when she saw us she did the old “injured” bird routine.
I am still not convinced, but all the bird nerds around me seem to think this is a Red Tailed Hawk. I saw him swoop in and land on on a utility pole where he hung out for a good 20 min. ( but never turned around to give me a good front view.
03/02/2019 Andrea and one of her girlfriends went to see “Laguna” and “Clyde” from the Texas Zoo who were visiting the area in preparation of Ocelot Day on 3/3/2019. They were treated to a up close viewing of these animals that are almost extinct in the USA and whose habitat is threatened by the Borderwall. […]
02/17/2019 I can’t believe its already February, never mind the middle of it. Only 8 more weeks and we are embarking on our 2019 Adventure. The morning starting mugging and wet, 72 degrees at 5:30 AM with 95 % humidity. We barely made it in time for the 8:30 guided bird walk which had a […]
02/01/2019 After work we went to check out Mc Kinney Falls StatePark southeast of Austin. The park has alot of picnic areas,hiking and biking trails and 84 ish campsite. One loop is more geared for tent campers and smaller rigs but the other has nice level pullthrough sites for larger RVs most of them seem […]
Today we went to a Birding Class to learn the basics about birding and tips and tricks on how to identify birds. The gentlemen at Estero Llano Grande that gave the class we knew from some previous bird walks we took there and the other birders that were attending the class were also not really […]