we had this grand idea to do another one of the guided birdwalks in Estereo Llano Grande…unfortunately the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival is currently and every park / greenzone is surrounded by fellow birders with equipment that I can only imagine to be able to afford. once we saw the Tourbusses we decided to […]
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 […]
When we went out to dinner one night we saw these green parakeets swarm in the parking lot of a shopping area. We went back the next day to take some Pictures. There must have been thousands of them in the trees fountains, roofs of the surrounding building. What an amazing sight to see.
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 […]
The Mission Historic Museum had a small Dia de Muerto Festival we checked out Friday night. There was no charge to enter. Inside the building you could see about 6 decorated altars and outside they had different vendors for food, jewelry, decoration, etc. They also had some sort of talentshow outside ( we guess since […]
We visited the Farmers Market in McAllen,TX in hope for some fresh local produce but found a stand that sells the best Tamales we ever had. We got 6 with a spinach/mushroom and 6 with a Poblano/corn filling . She also sold cornbread..which was more like corn cake…also best cornbread I ever had Def have to […]