South Texas birding trip - April, 2013

Common Pauraque



Fulvous Whistling-duck - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

Black-bellied Whistling-duck - Frontera Audubon, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

Mottled Duck (male and female) - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

Least Grebe - Sabal Palm Sanctuary, Brownsville, Texas - April, 2013

Pied-billed Grebe (breeding) - So. Padre, TX - April, 2013, Elkhart, IN - March, 2012, and California City, CA - April, 2011

Anhinga - Estero Llano Grande State Park, TX - April, 2013 and Corkscrew Swamp, FL - April, 2002

Least Bittern - South Padre Island, TX - April, 2013 and Grant Street Wetland, Lake County, IN - May, 2011

Reddish Egret (adult dark form) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Snowy Egret - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, TX - April, 2013 and Dauphin Island, AL - April, 2010

Yellow-crowned Night-heron (adult) - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

White Ibis - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX - April, 2013 and Lakeland, FL - April, 2002

Roseate Spoonbill (immature) - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

Plain Chachalaca (adult) - Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

Wild Turkey - King Ranch, TX - April, 2013 and Madera Canyon, AZ - July, 2009

Sora - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Harris's Hawk - Raymondville, Texas - April, 2013 and July, 2007

Swainson's Hawk (immature in flight) - Anzalduas County Park, Texas - April, 2013

White-tailed Hawk (adult in flight) - King Ranch, Texas - April, 2013

Crested Caracara (adult) - Zapata, Texas - April, 2013

Crested Caracara (immature) - Zapata, Texas - April, 2013

Stilt Sandpiper (adult in basic plumage) - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, TX - April, 2013

Gull-billed Tern (in flight) - Santa Ana NWR, TX - April, 2013 and Salton Sea, CA - June, 2006

Caspian Tern (1st cycle) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Sandwich Tern (breeding) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Black Skimmer - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Eurasian Collared-dove - Salineno, Texas - April, 2013

Inca Dove - Quinta Mazatlan, McAllen, Texas - April, 2013

Common Ground-dove - Estero Llano Grande state Park, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

White-tipped Dove - Sabal Palm Preserve, Brownsville and Laguna Atascosa, Texas - April, 2013

Greater Roadrunner - Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas - April, 2013

Common Pauraque - Estero Llano grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas- April, 2013

Buff-bellied Hummingbird - Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary, Brownsville, Texas - April, 2013

Ringed Kingfisher (male) - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas - April, 2013

Green Kingfisher (male and female) - Estero Llano Grande State Park and Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, Texas - April, 2013

Golden-fronted Woodpecker - Laguna Atascosa NWR, and Edinburg Scenic Wetlands, Texas - April, 2013

Ladder-backed Woodpecker - Bentsen State Park and Chapeno, Texas - April 2013

Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet - King Ranch, Texas - April, 2013

Ash-throated Flycatcher - Falcon State Park, Texas - 2013

Brown-crested Flycatcher - South Padre Island, Texas - 2013

Great Kiskadee - Salineno, Roma Bluffs, and Santa Ana NWR, Texas - April, 2013

Tropical Kingbird - Anzalduas County Park, Texas - April, 2013

Couch's Kingbird - Santa Ana NWR, McAllen, Texas - April 2013

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Falcon County Park, Texas - April, 2013

Green Jay - Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas - April, 2013 and July, 2007

Black-crested Titmouse - Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary, Brownsville, Texas - April, 2013

Clay-colored Thrush - Santa Ana NWR and Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary, Texas - April, 2013

Long-billed Thrasher - Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary, Brownsville, Texas - April, 2013

Curve-billed Thrasher - Bentsen State Park, Mission, Texas - April, 2013

Tennessee Warbler (molting) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Nashville Warbler (spring male) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Northern Parula (spring adult male) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

*Northern Parula (spring adult female) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Tropical Parula (spring adult male) - King Ranch, Texas - April, 2013

Golden-cheeked Warbler (sping adult male) - Friedrich Wilderness Park, San Antonio, Texas - April, 2013

Yellow-throated Warbler (spring adult) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Worm-eating Warbler (spring adult male) - South Padre Island, TX - April, 2013 and Ferdinand State Forest, IN - June, 2009

Swainson's Warbler (sping adult) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Louisiana Waterthrush (spring adult) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Hooded Warbler (spring adult male) - Johnson Beach, Porter County, IN - May, 2011 and South Padre Island, TX - April, 2013

Pyrrhuloxia - Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas - April, 2013

Crimson-collared Grosbeak (female) - Sabal Palm Grove Sactuary, Brownsville, Texas - April, 2013

Rose-breasted Grosbeak (adult male) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013

Painted Bunting (male) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013 and Fulton County, Kentucky - June, 2003

Olive Sparrow - Estero Llano Grande State Park, Weslaco, Texas - April - 2013

Great-tailed Grackle (male) - Anzalduas County Park, McAllen, TX - April, 2013

Orchard Oriole (adult female) - South Padre Island, Texas - April, 2013