Archive for July, 2016

Tide is out at Charlie’s Pasture

July 14, 2016  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Tide is out at Charlie’s Pasture

When The tide is out..there are large mud flats and open spaces.. and Great Egrets..

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Feral Hogs!

July 13, 2016  |  Outdoors, WildLife  |  Comments Off on Feral Hogs!

From across the way we saw a Giant Feral hog with a bunch of babies..

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Boardwalk

July 12, 2016  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Boardwalk

Charlies Pasture is criss crossed by boardwalks for access..it makes it a LOT easier to get over to the birds!

Boardwalks at Chalie's

Boardwalks at Chalie’s

 

Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican

 

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Avocets

Avocets

 

Roseate spoonbill

Roseate spoonbill

Horned Lark

July 11, 2016  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Horned Lark

A Life list bird for me from our trip.. this was at Charlie’s Pasture.. the Horned Lark

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Wading birds at Charlie’s Pasture

July 8, 2016  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Wading birds at Charlie’s Pasture

I snapped these from the board walk with the long lens…

Reddish Egret

Reddish Egret

 

Tracks visible at low tide

Tracks visible at low tide

 

Little Blue Heron

Little Blue Heron

 

Black Necked Stilt

Black Necked Stilt

 

Killdeer

Killdeer

Charlies Pasture

July 7, 2016  |  General  |  Comments Off on Charlies Pasture

On the Island and in Port Aransas, Charlie’s Pasture has become quite the hot spot for birds

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Female Red Wing Black Bird

 

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Sparrow

 

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Giant Ships use the waterway all day

 

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Barn Swallow

 

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Ruddy Duck

Moving over to the Island

July 6, 2016  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Moving over to the Island

We moved on over to Mustang Island and Port Aransas..

Black Bellied Whistling ducks

Black Bellied Whistling ducks

 

Incredible in size

Incredible in size

 

Sand Piper

Sand Piper

 

Huge Platform in for service at the ship yards

Huge Platform in for service at the ship yards

 

San Antonio Bay

San Antonio Bay