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Texas ~ The Rio Grande Valley

January 13, 2025 to January 22, 2025 — 9 days

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Audubon's Oriole. Salineno, Texas. January 2024 (c) Chris Charlesworth
Green Jay. Salineno, Texas. 2020 (c) Chris Charlesworth
Whooping Crane. Aransas NWR, Texas. 2017 (c) Chris Charlesworth
Golden-fronted Woodpecker. Salineno, Texas. 2020 (c) Chris Charlesworth
Common Pauraque. Estero Llano Grande Park, Texas. 2020 (c) Chris Charlesworth
Great Kiskadee. Texas. 2020 (c) Chris Charlesworth
Buff-bellied Hummingbird. Edinburg, TX. January 2024. (c) Chris Charlesworth
  • Close to 200 species of birds possible.
  • Boat trip to see endangered Whooping Cranes and other waterbirds at Aransas.
  • Rio Grande 'specialty' birds like Green Jay, Golden-fronted Woodpecker, Olive Sparrow, Black-crested Titmouse, Long-billed Thrasher, Ringed Kingfisher, Plain Chachalaca, Buff-bellied Hummingbird and many more.
  • Excellent feeding stations throughout provide good viewing and photographic opportunities of the birds.
  • Evening outing to look for Eastern Screech-Owl, Common Pauraque and Lesser Nighthawk. 
  • Mexican rarities possible; on other tours we've seen Blue Bunting, Brown Jay, Roadside Hawk, Fan-tailed Warbler, Golden-crowned Warbler, Gray-crowned Yellowthroat, Rose-throated Becard, Gray-collared Becard, and Crimson-collared Grosbeak, to name a few.

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