Today Jeff and I spent the morning and early afternoon birding at Estero Llano Grande State park
This is a very nice park..with the most wonderful birders who work here..
Huck, John and Kyle..always helpful..you can tell they love what they are doing!
I am combining some photos I took a few days ago with today's…
The below photo was not today..today was all gray..until the sun broke thru the clouds and then it was all HOT..
Roseate spoonbill..men in pink tights…with pink tutu
Wood stork…men in gray tights..with white tutu Black-necked stilt We were looking for the Phalarope..no luck today..The stilts are always fun to watch.. We really wanted to see the Groove-billed Ani today..it would be a life bird for us…
So we went into the woods, where it had been seen
Another birder spotted the Becard…we had nice views but no camera shots..
While looking at the Becard..someone noticed the Ani fly by…
How exciting..two great birds in minutes…
The photos below were of a bird we saw a few days previously…
This birds nests on the ground…and blends in very well..
I thought it was a piece of bark..Thanks Huck for showing us this very cool bird.
It became very hot in the afternoon..
Another great day of birding in Texas!
Birds of the Day
White- wing dove
Black-bellied whistling duck
Pied bill grebe
Fulvous whistling duck
Clay colored robin