Rio Grande Valley, TX, Jan 2005


Bruce Hallett, Ed Harper and I spent three days in the RGV from 27-29 Jan 2005. The weather wasn't very conducive to photography, but here are a few of the species we saw and photographed.

Neotropic Cormorant

28 Jan 2005, Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary, Brownsville


White-faced Ibis

27 Jan 2005, Santa Ana NWR


Harris's Hawk

29 Jan 2005, McAllen Sewage Ponds


Long-billed Curlew

29 Jan 2005, Cayo del Oso, Corpus Christi


Groove-billed Ani

28 Jan 2005, Frontera Audubon, Weslaco


  Buff-bellied Hummingbird

28 Jan 2005, Williams residence, Pharr


Elegant Trogon

28 Jan 2005, Frontera Audubon, Weslaco


Great Kiskadee

Left: 27 Jan 2005, Santa Ana NWR
Right: 28 Jan 2005, Williams residence, Pharr


  Clay-colored Robin

28 Jan 2005, Frontera Audubon, Weslaco


  Long-billed Thrasher

28 Jan 2005, Frontera Audubon, Weslaco


American Pipit

29 Jan 2005, Anzalduas County Park, McAllen

 

Orange-crowned Warbler

27 Jan 2005, Santa Ana NWR

for a whole page of warblers click here


(crummy) Gray-crowned Yellowthroat

28 Jan 2005, Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary, Brownsville


  Summer Tanager

27 Jan 2005, Frontera Audubon, Weslaco


Crimson-collared Grosbeak

males on left, 27 Jan 2005, Frontera Audubon, Weslaco

females on right, 28 Jan 2005, Williams residence, Pharr


fuzzy Western Meadowlark, but good for comparison with Eastern

29 Jan 2005, Anzalduas County Park, McAllen


   
   

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