Archive for September, 2016

Great Texas birding trail

September 30, 2016  |  Outdoors, Travel  |  Comments Off on Great Texas birding trail

We were in Roma Texas, and at the Great Texas Birding Trail Hot Spot, The City had moved on from the Historic square we could walk to..

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Just looking over the river

September 29, 2016  |  Travel  |  Comments Off on Just looking over the river

The Town Across from Roma looks like a nice place!

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Our Neighbors

September 28, 2016  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Our Neighbors

A young man Fishes in the Rio Grande from the Mexico Side, I am not to sure I would eat those fish due to the agricultural run off that hits the river daily. Then we have some little Mexican horses getting a drink..
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Standing on Roma Bluffs

September 27, 2016  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Standing on Roma Bluffs

Roma Bluffs looks over the Rio Grande River and right inĀ Cuidad Miguel Aleman Mexico..

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Cuidad Miguel Aleman

September 26, 2016  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Cuidad Miguel Aleman

The Border crossing into Mexico across from Roma.. Note their Mini Wall to keep unruly Americans out..

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Roma Texas

September 23, 2016  |  General  |  Comments Off on Roma Texas

We made our way up the Rio Grande River to the west to Roma Texas… A town with rich history overlooking the Mighty Rio Grande and our Border with Mexico.

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Wait, That’s not a hummingbird

September 22, 2016  |  Birds  |  1 Comment

A Hooded Oriole takes over the humming bird feeder for a bit…but the Ruby Throat shows back up..Also.. if you look close you can see a Bee getting a snack!

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A couple Butterflies

September 21, 2016  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on A couple Butterflies

Just down the trail and these little folks were busy doing their Thing..

 
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Oriole nest

Oriole nest

 

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Road Runner

September 20, 2016  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Road Runner

Sometimes called the Chaparral, The Comics of the bird world… so fun to watch..

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Bentsen Rio Grande Valley St. Park

September 19, 2016  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Bentsen Rio Grande Valley St. Park

Right on the Border, this is one of a string of parks and national recreation areas that make up the world birding center..

Golden Fronted Wood pecker

Golden Fronted Wood pecker

 

Forest

Forest

 

Chachalaca

Chachalaca

 

Survey Marker on the Border

Survey Marker on the Border

 

Box Turtle?

Box Turtle?