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HummerBird Celebration

Coinciding with the ruby-throated hummingbirds’ fall migration, Rockport-Fulton’s 28th annual event features birding tours, speakers, vendors, and artists.

Birding Basics

She’s been at the helm of the Great Texas Birding Classic for 18 of its 20 years, but the passion…

Of Feathers and Hope

"'Hope’ is the thing with feathers,” wrote 19th-Century American poet Emily Dickinson in the opening line of her poem of…

Silver Wings

Sara Beesley, director of the Mitchell Lake Audubon Center in San Antonio, thought she might have fallen prey to some…

The Smallest Gifts

The 10-minute drive from our house in McAllen to Quinta Mazatlan, one of the most popular sites in the Rio…

A New Dawn in the Davis Mountains

Dawn has just broken above the new Davis Mountains State Park wildlife-viewing station, an L-shaped timber and stucco structure with…

Whirring Dervishes: Hummingbirds

Texas is well known for its large concentrations of birds, butterflies, Mexican free-tailed bats, and more, and a lot of…

Bird Lady of Rockport brought world's attention to Texas

I want to make a confession,” announced the esteemed naturalist Roy Bedichek to the diminutive queen of Texas birdwatchers, Connie…

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding's Super Bowl

“It’s a logistical challenge. You’ve got to figure out a maximum number of species and habitats, and the shortest route…

Wallisville Lake Project: Tranquility along the Trinity

Zooming along on busy Interstate 10, some 35 miles east of downtown Houston, travelers often pass directly through the heart…
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