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Birding the Border

April 29, 2021 - May 2, 2021

https://wildlife.tamu.edu/birding/birding-the-border/

Birding the Border takes place each spring in Val Verde and Kinney counties, Texas! This puts us in the middle of the Central Flyway and at the intersection of 3 different eco-regions, providing our participants with the opportunity to see a wide variety of birds in the borderlands of southwest Texas. Participants have access to private ranches, some of which have never been birded, and other restricted-access sites. This is a unique Texas birding experience that includes tours led by professional guides, educational programs, a trade show, and so much more.

We kick off our program with a Welcome Social at Val Verde Winery. Take this opportunity to meet the Birding the Border guides and birding buddies as well as your fellow birders while enjoying the beautiful atmosphere of the oldest bonded winery in Texas and a delicious taco bar! Over the next 3 days, you can travel through a wide variety of unique habitats in the Edwards Plateau, South Texas Plains, and the Chihuahuan Desert to find target species, such as Golden-cheeked Warbler; Black-capped Vireo; Morelet’s Seedeater; Varied, Indigo, and Painted Buntings; and Tropical Parula. We look forward to taking you to some of the best birding spots in Val Verde and Kinney counties, including public, private, and restricted access properties.

Contact:
Emily Grant
emily.grant@ag.tamu.edu
830-774-7592

Location

Del Rio Civic Center
1915 Veterans Blvd
Del Rio, TX 78840 United States
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830-774-8642

Contact

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
830-774-7591
emily.grant@ag.tamu.edu
https://wildlife.tamu.edu/birding/
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