The Aguan Valley is fairly remote with limited options for visitors. It is best to visit during a long day trip from The Lodge at Pico Bonito or La Ceiba.
A cooperative Amazon Kingfisher – an ABA Code 5 rarity – helped make the 20th Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival one of the all-time best birding events.
This year, the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival celebrates its 20th year, and takes place in Harlingen, Texas from November 6 – 10th. “You REALLY ought to get the Rio Grande Valley Birding festival, Laura,” said a friend of mine years ago. “It’s one of the biggest festivals of the year, it attracts great people… Read more
Birding trip report for the Rio Grande valley in Texas, February 24 – March 3, 2012 (High Lonesome BirdTours)
Blessed with a rich and diverse river eco-system, Laredo is home to hundreds of species of local and migratory birds, which include prized finds such as: White-collared Seedeater, Scaled Quail, Grey Hawk, Audubon’s and Altamira Orioles, Brown Jay, Green Parakeets, Muscovy Duck, Red-billed Pigeon and Clay-colored Thrush. During this 4-day festival, birders will have a chance… Read more