We have left Padre Island and are heading to Mercedes to stay at an RV park with some friends we haven't seen in a while…and of course..what else, but do more birding.
While on Padre Island we birded several areas..
We saw great birds while walking the boardwalk of the Birding Center.
Gulls, Terns, black skimmers and more
Black-bellied whistling ducks
Birds of the Day
Common yellowthroat,Great-tailed grackle,Northern parula
Ruby-throated hummingbird,Cat bird,Mockingbird,Great blue heron
Black-necked stilt,Common moorhen,Spotted sandpiper,Brown pelican
Tri-colored heron,Reddish egret,Black skimmer,Dunlin,Semi-palmated Plover
Willet,Short billed Dowitcher,Royal tern,Killdeer,Ring-billed gull
Laughing gull.Franklins gull.Caspian tern,Sandwich tern,Least tern
Rock Pigeon,Eurasian collared dove,Morning dove,Barn swallow
Marsh wren,Great Kiskadee,Purple Martin,Scissor-tailed flycatcher
Eastern Kingbird,Gull-billed tern,Red breasted merganser,Osprey
Marbled godwit,Barn swallow,Long billed curlew, Pie-billed grebe,
Mallard,Blue-winged teal,Great egret,Coot,Snowy egret,
Osprey,Peregrine Falcon,Sora,Clapper rail,Black-bellied Plover
Ruddy turnstone,Least sandpiper,Cattle egret,Solitary sandpiper
Pectoral sandpiper,Mottled duck,Lesser yellowlegs, Greater yellowlegs
Marsh wren,Sanderling,Killdeer,Roseate spoonbill,Savannah sparrow
Meadowlark,Brown Pelican, Double-crested Cormorant
Black-crowned night heron,Black-bellied Whistling-Duck