Spring 2015 images from Texas:

Updated: Friday July 10, 2015

Enjoy the birds and photos below...I certainly did while I was taking them!

Erik Breden
Harlingen, Texas
erik.breden@otterside.com

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July 6th - Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, TX

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A few shots of birds, butterflies, and other critters at the visitor center.

  • Bronzed Cowbird
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker
  • Mexican Ground Squirrel
  • Tawny Emperor
  • Dorantes Longtail


June 24th - Home Gardens, Weslaco, TX

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A few shots of interesting butterflies and dragonflies around our home.

  • Common Checkered-Skipper
  • Bordered Patch
  • Blue Dasher


May 4th - Cayo del Grullo, Riviera, TX

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We spent the day shorebirding the farm fields and ponds of south-central Kleberg County, between Riviera and the western edge of the Cayo del Grullo.

  • Long-billed Dowitcher
  • Killdeer
  • Wilson's Phalarope
  • Pectoral Sandpiper
  • Spotted Sandpiper
  • Stilt Sandpiper
  • Upland Sandpiper
  • Fulvous Whistling Duck
  • Northern Bobwhite


April 27th - South Padre Island Convention Center, TX

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  • Painted Bunting
  • Gray Catbird
  • Dickcissel
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak
  • Western Tanager
  • Black-throated Green Warbler
  • Townsend's Warbler!
  • Lesser Nighthawk
  • Brown Anole


April 23rd - South Padre Island Convention Center, TX

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  • Magnificent Frigatebird
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Scarlet Tanager
  • Summer Tanager
  • Tennessee Warbler
  • Chihuahuan Raven

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