Muscovy Duck at a park in Brownsville   -   Wednesday,   January 15,   2014

South Texas is one of the few places in the US where this strange, warty faced duck can be found. Native to Mexico and Central America, many have been domesticated but this one is wild.    

Resaca de la Palma State Park   -   Wednesday,   January 15,   2014

The Altamira Oriole is a tropical bird and only a tiny portion of this species reach the Rio Grande valley.

Eastern Phoebe

Lincoln Sparrow

Least Sandpiper

Great Egret

Great Kiskadee

Great Kiskadee

White-tailed Kite

Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Sabel Palms Sanctuary and Rabb Plantation House   -   Wednesday,   January 15,   2014

Great Horned Owl

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Long-billed Thrasher

Green Kingfisher

Least Grebe, juvenile

Pied-billed Grebe

Mottled Ducks

Eastern Phoebe

Wilson's Warbler

American Wigeon

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Crested Caracara

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