Category Archive: Texas

Migrating Warblers – Fallout at High Island, Texas

Birders dream of witnessing a fallout. This past April my husband’s dream came true.

It’s that time of year

Finding a Great Blue Heron rookery on the edge of town in Rockport, Texas.

Abundant Cranes and Endangered Cranes

Finding birds like this gives me hope during times when all seems lost, and that we can indeed begin to recover extraordinarily.

Miracles and the best auction I ever lost

Update on Steve’s cancer and a private birding trip with Victor Emanuel.

Fallout. A birding Nirvana.

Bearing down on the Texas Gulf Coast was a cold front from the mid-West bringing with it turbulent weather and thunderstorms. Such favorable meteorological conditions were sure to produce a fallout.

Bird photography lessons at Brazos Bend

Clearly “auto” mode does not mean “You will always take awesome photos.”

Unprepared at Lost Maples

  I’ll be honest. We were not exactly prepared for this trip. Mostly it was because we don’t really know the Texas Hill Country area very well. We had been to parts of… Continue reading

Hornsby Bend Observatory: An Austin Birding Hotspot

Yes, I hang around sewage facilities with binoculars. You already know that my husband dragged me to a landfill on our honeymoon in Mexico so we could find the Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture. My… Continue reading

Layer upon layer of birds

We were in the Big Bend National Park area for four days and two of those days we spent birding. Aside from the usual research we did in advance of our trip (Steve… Continue reading

West Texas Birding

  Chipping Sparrow   For all those people who think Texas is flat, you need to see see the Davis Mountains in West Texas. (Visit them before you go to Big Bend National Park, where those mountains… Continue reading