South Padre Island - August 8th
Marbled Godwit #9
- Fall is the time for birds to be in all states of plumage...here mostly in breeding plumage...
Western Sandpiper #22
- ...and here rapidly molting out of breeding plumage.
Piping Plover #12
- The sandflats behind the Convention Center are excellent for a wide variety of Plovers...here a Piping Plover...
Snowy Plover #30
- ...and here the similar Snowy Plover.
Baird's Sandpiper #36
- The stars of the show were a pair of Baird's Sandpipers.
Baird's Sandpiper #39
- A closer view.
Great Southern White #10
- There were lots of these large butterflies feeding on the flowering plants at the Convention Center.
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