Birds and Javelinas at Bentsen State Park

What weird day…we started off with around 70s and a few hours later it was down to  48 F. We took the bicycles to ride in Bentsen State Park and were not disapointed. At the Green Jay blind we saw…surprise..Green Jays, but also a flicker and an Altimira Oriole. When we walked into the blind […]

Tram ride in Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge

Saturday we went back to the Santa Ana  Refuge with two other workampers and took the Tram ride throughout the park. Of course nothing ever works like planned we went on the day where the had a big event planned to protest potentially losing the refuge to the borderwall. We got there on time but […]

Back to Estero Llano State Park TX

Since we were in the area and have the Texas State Park Pass that gets us free entrance we decided to take a short walk in Estero Llano State Park and check out one of the boardwalk trails that gives access to the Pond Area. We saw the usual waterbirds but also saw a Scarlet […]

Hooded Oriole

It’s prob time to upgrade my Camera to something with a better zoom and more MegaPixels.. We saw this pretty bird also in the Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge at one of their feeder stations. It is a  Hooded Oriole that you usually only can find in the Rio Grande Valley  and southern areas of Arizona […]