Fun with Moving Birds

Here are 2 gifs of some funny birds. One is the OCD Green Heron who cleaned himself for about an hour. Seagull photobomb of a gorgeous White Ibis

Green Heron

Last Day South Padre & Laguna Atascosa

Today started out great. We slept in and had a great breakfast and wonderful conversation with a couple of fellow birders and lodgers, a knowledgable pair named Ian (Dude birder extraordinaire) and Pat… Continue reading

Bird Count and Aplomado Falcon

One Week Bird Count: 115 species Life List Total prior to trip 156, new tally has not been calculated So we’re one week into birding and our trip bird count is at 115,… Continue reading

Celiac on the Road

So far for any other celiac and dairy free eater taking this trip this might be of use to you. Dauphin Island, AL: Barnacle Bill’s, totally cool for celiacs, can even order blackened… Continue reading

Paradise and Bird Totals South Padre, Brownsville, Los Fresnos

Well we’ve been birding Los Fresnos since the evening of the 8th. We’ve hit Laguna Atascosa, Brownsville and South Padre while staying at The Inn at Chachalaca. This place is amazing. The birds… Continue reading


I almost tripped over an armadillo on my way back to my room tonight around 11:30pm. I got to finally see a live one and we got up close and personal. I got… Continue reading

Great Resource and Nice Guy

One of the birders I’ve met has a great website full of great resources and ideas. It was truly a pleasure to meet, if only briefly, Herb Lewis. He was very helpful. Check… Continue reading

Dauphin Island Migrants

I promised photos and here is your first sneak peak at what is to come. Sorry for the delay, I don’t have much time at night to process the photos. Here are some… Continue reading

My Lovely Assistant

Here is the secret behind almost everything I do, my partner in crime and bird nerdiness. Isn’t my ass (hee haw) wonderful for carrying my 30+ lb bag and other gear all over… Continue reading