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Travel Blogs from Weslaco
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 targets since they are waterbirds. As we pressed on with our Mud Snow shoes (seriously the mud was caking to our shoes so that it looked like we had on big snow shoes - and every now and again you had to kick your legs like a dancer to drop a few pounds of mud), we found a large pond that was holding a number of AM COOTS (or as I like to call them Ivory-billed Ducks), RUDDY DUCK, REDHEAD, PIED-BILLED GREBE, and about 20 LEAST GREBES!!! As ...
... described as Hurricane like conditions. Raining so hard you cannot see more than 10 feet in front on the road...they were calling for 50 mph winds and hail and possible funnel clouds...but birds have to be ticked so on we went. Check out the weather map photo...that green pin...yeah that was us driving. I was literally driving 10-20 mph the whole way. The roads were so flooded I did not think we were going to get there. ...
... 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!!!
... community. WTF!
The tequila just does not seem to be working there. KMA!
Our friend Linda from California, that we met in Mexico, and who is renting John and Maureen’s this year and I think next, lost her girl friend to cancer. We had never met her, but from all accounts from Linda she was a great person and a huge loss, life is not without circumstance. Have to say this though, you would have to go a long way to find a friend like Linda who spent over a year ...