Super 8 McAllen/Hidalgo/Mission Area
Travel Blogs from McAllen
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
... seeing. We walked back to the cacophony of the waking PLAIN CHACHALACAs. Let me tell you, THEY ARE LOUD. They sit on the top of trees and let it fly. Totally reminds me of being in the tropics. At the visitor center we added LOUISIANA WATERTHRUSH, one of the few warblers we still had not seen yet. All in all a nice muddy morning at the refuge, although we did not find either kingfisher. We decided to continue our quest for the kingfishers by ...
... complaining that I was not driving the speed limit (70 mph)..."yeah right Bob...look out the window...I can't see anything" - see photos!
But we made it to Sabal Palms in one piece and dodged a few more rain drops to stand under a porch and watch some feeders. As the rain let up...the female CRIMSON-COLLARD GROSBEAK flew into feed on some apples. What was cool, more than the grosbeak, was once the rain started to ...
... 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!!!
... and carrots and onions, boiled dinner with rye bread, which I gladly cooked for the crowd of 12 or so. We finished with a stunning array of candies and deserts and it was another great day of Sundays of three in a row. At this point it was a Dodge, Ford and 2 Chevys if you are keeping track.
We also spent out last day in Nuevo Progresso where I got a Foot and Mouth, the mouth being a tooth cleaning by a lovely Hispanic Dentist for $25.00, and the foot being a manicure from a ...