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... all the way to the car and when we were leaving I looked and saw that it stood there looking sad as our car left. We told the rangers but they said they can't do anything. Then we headed to Louisiana but before we left Texas we went to get Whataburger. Then we ate it in Louisiana. When ...
They say everything is bigger in Texas...well that seems to hold true for birding as well. We had a really big day today. We saw 157 species in 12 hours today. We averaged 13 new species every hour...now that is a good day!
We started at the Skillern tract of Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge Despite not finding a Ruff, we did see lots of waders and shorebirds. Leaving there we headed to Smith Oaks...WOW is all I can really say. ...
... song goes " Hold me closer Tony Danza ...."
We had the bar singing those words :) GOLD !
After dancing up a storm to Sweet Child O Mine and Thunderstuck to name a few, we had a few complimentary shots from the barman and settled the bill, a massive $38 each (for food and booze). Crazy.
The boys retired around 2.00am and headed back to the rooms for a debrief and a cup of tea.
Brilliant night which couldn't have been choreographed better.
Over and ...
... here are nowhere near as friendly as we've seen in our travels. I miss that.
Then we hit the Dubya Store near us in Lumberton. More excitement, especially when Lynn started looking at sandals. I excused my self and did some serious thumb twiddling.
The weather remains warm, but it's cloudy and could give us more rain. I realize that it's been "warm" in Helena, but this place more than rivals Helena for the GREEN. ...
... and curvy" road out of town. It seems we have a magnet on Shorty that draws us to such road surfaces. It was tolerable, however and soon we were on the varied surfaces of Interstate 10, heading west.
There is lots of water down here and we noticed numerous rice paddies with folks driving "floating tractors" on the surface of a few. The trees thinned out some and more open agricultural fields appeared. The weather held up fine with only ...
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