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Green Jay atLaguna Atascosa NWR

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Painted Redstart by Mike Watson

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.

The Legendary Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Coming Soon!

Altamira Oriole (© Richard Crossley)

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 »

Trip Report: Texas Whooping Cranes & The Lower Rio Grande

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Birding trip report for the Rio Grande valley in Texas, February 24 – March 3, 2012 (High Lonesome BirdTours)

Laredo Birding Festival (Texas)

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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 »