Northern Texas NWRs

5/4, Saturday We visited Anahuac NWR and saw lots of wildlife. Plenty of alligators, White Ibis, Glossy Ibis, Great Herons, Little Blue Heron, Killdeer, Common Gallinule with chicks, Purple Gallinule, Black Neck Stilts with chicks, King Rail, Orchard Oriole, Catbirds, grackles, Black Bellied Whistling duck, Fulvous Whistling duck, Mottled duck, Eastern Kingbird, Martin’s, Tennessee Warbler,…

…and More NWR Birds

5/3, FridayWe headed to Padre Island National Seashore, but severe weather forced us to abandon that idea, so we headed to our next location – San Bernard NWR. We didn’t see much more there than some Scissortail Flycatchers and Turkey Vultures, so on we went o Brazoria NWR. We had much better luck there seeing…

South Padre Island Birding

5/2, Thursday Went to South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center today. Saw Gray Catbird, Northern Mockingbirds, Great-tail Grackles, Tri-Color Heron, Osprey, Black-bellied Whistling duck, alligator, Least Bittern, Red Winged Blackbird, cormorant, American Coot, Eurasian Collared Dove, Mottled duck, Black duck, Red Headed duck, Great egret, Reddish egret, Snowy egret, Common Gallinule, Laughing gull, Great…