John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, PA

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/john_heinz/ What a Gem hidden near Philadelphia. The refuge is about 15 min drive from the Campus RV Park and Ride lot and offers alot of great  hiking, birding and biking. There is ample parking and the Visitor Center is brand new ( so new its empty ). If you are in Philadelphia and want […]

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 […]

Texas Indigo Snake

We finally saw our first snake in Texas… In New York, during the summer time we saw them daily, some of them almost had set times they would come out. We saw this beauty ( from a distance ) trying to warm up after the recent cold weather.  I guess they are the equivalent of […]