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 […]
(in the wild ) seen at Estero Llano Grande
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 […]
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.
The Exhibit Center at Bentsen State Park is not well marked and most people I think do not know it is even there. It’s a small building geared towards children I think , which is a great way to introduce them to nature and birding. Bentsen State Park is located at 2800 S Bentsen […]
One of our favorite State Parks here. Not too much to walk unless you want to and plenty of wildlife to see within a short distance. The Park is located at 3301 S International Blvd FM 1015, Weslaco, TX 78596 Some of the birds we saw were Spoonbills, Snowy Egrets, Great Egrets,Couch’s Kingbirds and some […]