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.
02/24/2019 We slept in a bit ( we = Andrea ) and instead of going birding we decided to take Lilly for a nice walk at the Mission Hike and Bike Trail. We cut through some of the mountain bike trails and made it up the levee to see if any birds are around. After […]
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 […]
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 […]
01/12/2019 We slept in and I thought it would turn into a lazy morning but we skipped breakfast and went to Bentsen Rio Grande Valley State Park to enjoy the sunny but cool morning. We were not disapointed at all. We were lucky enough to catch the Tram and did not have to walk much. […]
We decided to get up early on 01/01/2019 and go for a guided bird walk at Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco,TX 3 of our friends showed interest in birding and joined us. I felt a bit like a nerd walking around with my camera, tripod and Andrea’s spotting scope. But we were with […]