Winds from the south have carried the birds away from South Padre Island the last few days. We have travelled out a bit to find what we can. The highlight was the Snowy Plover which is a lifer for us. Species list now at 205 and slowing down rapidly.
|This Eastern Meadowlark shot gave me an opportunity to compare with a picture I took a few years ago in Kamloops British Columbia of a Western Meadowlark below.|
|Altamira Oriole Building a nest at Estero llano Park. Why on a wire??|
|Black-chinned Hummingbird at Estero Llano SP|
|Two young Pauraques at Estero Llano. I posted the mother sitting on the eggs a few weeks ago. They sure grow fast|
|Fulvous Whistling Ducks. A lifer we almost missed until someone told us they were right beside us as we sat on the balcony at Estero Llano SP|
|Spiny Soft Shelled Turtle Estero Grande SP|