Guess what we did today?…..Yep..More birding.
We returned to Santa Ana in hopes of finding the Hook-billed Kite.
For the second time in two days we saw the Groove-billed Ani..
An couple from Great Britain had noticed one as it went for a drink in the dike..
This bird from a distance could be mistaken for a Great-tailed Grackle..But , two…how exciting…
We had fun watching both birds for over a half hour… I wanted to visit Quinta Mazatlan in McAllen.
Christopher from Picusblog suggested we visit…Thanks Christopher!
Lots of nice water features as well..
While sitting and watching birds near the feeders…we heard some squawking..
I found the birds..
Jeff said is that an owl? I looked at the tree and thought it was just part of the tree …
not an owl…
And saw that it indeed, was an owl
Another Great day of birding in the RGV of Texas!
Birds of the Day
Great tailed grackle
Black-bellied whistling duck
White winged dove
White- tipped dove
Little blue heron
Red shouldered hawk
Eastern screech owl