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 »