La Quinta Inn & Suites Mission at West McAllen
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Drive from Harlingen, TX to McAllen Airport to start the adventure. 15:00 Depart MFE AA Flt 808 to DFW
Arrive DFW 16:35
21:25 Depart DFW AA Flt 80 to London Heathrow
Arrive London 12:25
18:15 Depart London BA Flt 322 to Paris CDG
Arrive Paris 20:30 May 3. RON Paris May 3; Hotel Campanile Roissy Charles de Gaulle
... our walk down towards the Rio Grande we heard LESSER NIGHTHAWKS doing their toad-like trills. Once at the bank of the Rio grande we did a little work on our Mexico lists adding Kingbirds, cowbirds, mockingbirds, altamira oriole, kites, kiskadee, vulture and some doves to our Mexican bird lists. As we headed back towards the visitor center we added our first confirmed TROPICAL KINGBIRD (these can be hard to tease out from all the COUCH's KINGBIRDS ...
... br> Satisfied with what we just witnessed we decided it was time to head for the hotel. On the way out we stumbled into another APLOMADO FALCON sitting on a pole. As we did a slow roll up, it flew...leaving the car full of birders trailing us...likely highly disappointed...oops.
Tomorrow we bird Santa Ana NWR. Hopefully the weather will leave us at peace...although I hoped it drowned a few skeeters today! My legs ...
... to birders willing to pay to get private access...Now how do I convince my wife that Brownsville, TX is a happening place?HM....I am accepting ideas! Photos to the person who gives me a winning argument!!
That was it for today...tomorrow we are heading to Bentsen-Rio Grande where a Collared Forest Falcon is being rumored. Then we will chase ANIs and Crimson-Collared Grosbeak. So check back tomorrow....oh and send in those ideas!!!
... work and riders of every description. Riders that looked like they had stepped out of an old western, Poncho meets Via, riders that were dressed in cattle clothes, in gauchos, in tight clothes, all shapes of riders both male and female, and ninos riding along with their parents, fancy and plain the riders and their horses came.
The next thing they seem to like here in a parade is official vehicles. Police cars, fire engines, city dignitaries in fancy convertibles, and they love ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center