birding sites in

south texas

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This reserve has the most extensive tropical palm forest in the US and views over a really attractive resaca and the Rio Grande itself.

All the sites in this section are treated, in detail and with precise maps and directions, in my book ‘Finding Birds in South Texas’

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Sabal Palm Audubon Sanctuary

The visitor center has feeders and a water feature and therefore pulls in birds from the forest. We spoke to one of the volunteers Seth Patterson and, the following day he filmed a Bobcat with kittens here:

The best bit of forest is right behind the visitor center. A well-marked trail leads you to...

... this beautiful resaca with breeding Least Grebe and wintering warblers