La Quinta Inn & Suites Raymondville
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... we thought we might try for nightjars. So we headed for the loneliest roads that paralleled the border. After inadvertently almost crossing the border into Mexico, we found a very quiet road and within 5 minutes had two COMMON PAURAQUE and a COMMON NIGHTHAWK. The PAURAQUE we calling, which was cool. After our success we headed for bed. Early morning today as we head upstream to look for more arid country species and red-billed pigeon. More on that ...
... GREEN JAYS, PLAIN CHACHALACAS, and WHITE-TIPPED DOVES. Overall, we had close to 80 species here adding most of the specialties.
After donating over a pint of blood to the ravenous skeeters...we decided to dodge the thunderstorm and head out towards our next destination. What happened next...well...let's just say it was a long couple of hours. We basically ended up driving over to Sabal Palms Grove in what only ...
Not much to say about today as we spent a fair bit of time in the car again trying to position ourselves for the final 2.5 days in the Rio Grande...SHOULD BE EPIC!
We started off at Anahuac again, thinking we might have a shot at hearing both BLACK and YELLOW RAILS...yeah, we were wrong...no rails for us. As we drove out of the refuge, we were seeing large numbers of ORCHARD ORIOLES so we thought we had better get to Smith Oaks to see if there ...
... the pool and the club house, and he too came over and had a beer with me for the first time on the last day. It is all quite gratifying.
I will finish this series in the next week, telling of our experiences on the way home, our stop in Lafayette, and our week in Westwego, La. There are some funny stories.
We have been home now for a week, lived through Easter, had a good time with our family, but have seen little from our neighbours. Look forward to Denny coming back from Key ...
... Check out some of my pics and you will see how this
is working for them, I know, I’m fat also, I mean over weight, but I come by it
naturally and have been here for a number of years. These guys are young, and
as we have wintered we have got a good idea of how they have got the reputation
of having “those big bootees”. Love them all though, cause you see I, oh know
use we, fit right in.
The show was kicked off on ...