Refreshed and bird obsessed, neotropic migrants and a beach campout with the moon is just what we needed to press the resent. Seven hotspots, 2 days, 8 checklists, and 11 life birds..
The Last Migrant Fling, Autism A Boon To Birding
The last birding excursion for the spring migration of 2015, it's back out to Galveston and Bolivar Flats. 12-yr-old Scottie shows up other birders with an unlikely bird ID. Longish post with lots of beautiful birds.
Warbler Magic at LaFitte’s Cove
"Children are born naturalists. They explore the world with all of their senses, experiment in the environment, and communicate their discoveries to those around them." ~ The Audubon Nature Preschool Directly in the path of the Mississippi flyway, the spring migration of neotropic migrants is now fully underway in Texas. We returned to the wooded outcroppings near the coast Easter … Continue reading Warbler Magic at LaFitte’s Cove
Hummers, High Island, and High Hopes
"This could all be yours someday." ~ Guster * Little did we know what Christmas would spark. When Scottie came in to tell me, There is a Rufous in our tree, I brushed him off in usual fashion. I thought he probably just wishes there was one, much like the wood stork he talks about could be in our creek … Continue reading Hummers, High Island, and High Hopes