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 […]
We had a late start but we made it to Bentsen and although it was a quiet morning we saw a grayhawk fly over us and what we think a sharp shinned hawk in a tree, of course many chacalacas, Great Kiskadee and Green Jays were around as well. I really do hope for a […]
We seem to get more into birding and trying to identifying them. We attended our second guided birdwalk at Estero Llano Grande and had a large fun group of birders that help identify what we saw. But they did it in a way that made it fun to learn. At the end we saw and […]
After window shopping for some road bicycle we went to Bentsen State Park in hope to see something new. We walked around to the different blinds and not seeing much we went to the Hawk Tower and were able to see an Adult Gray Hawk and Turkey Vulture . On the way back we stopped […]
Very nice , well kept Nature Park that offers plenty of seating and viewing areas without having to walk miles after miles. In the evening Red Crowned Parrots come to roost in or just outside the park. A thick canopy of trees covers the trail and there is a nice pond with ALOT of turtles. […]
Our first visit to Edinburg Wetland this Winter. Plenty of White Pelican, Cormorants, Great Heron and Snow Egrets to see. We also saw a Inca Dove and a Wood Stork. Well worth the $3 to walk these well maintained nature trails.
We went to Estero Llano Grande State Park for a Guided Birdwalk and were not disapointed. The group was small ( 5 people total ) and we saw and heard alot of different birds. It really helps having more eyes scanning the trees and bushes for movement.