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BIRDING

2017-2018

    Green Jay White Cardinal

San Benito, TX area is a birders paradise.  When you want to explore all the natural wonders of southernmost Texas, then San Benito is ideally situated in the middle of the Rio Grande Valley.  There is plenty of local parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges to enjoy.  The World Birding Centers add to the interest providing birding and butterfly centers, guides, literature, and environmentally friendly places to seek out your favorite birds. 

South Padre Island and Mexico, only about 25 miles away, are  both renowned places to see some of south Texas's 550+ species of birds. 
Have you seen Green or Ringed Kingfishers, olive sparrows, Chachalacas, altimra Orioles, common paraques, grooved billed anis, kisskidees, long-billed thrashers, green jays, or a white cardinal?  Well, come join in!!  You may enhance your "life lists"!   Our local Audubon club has several field trips.  Whether you are a rookie or pro birder, San Benito is for YOU!  Come see!

WHERE CAN I GO BIRDING?
 
           
Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park   Quinta Mazatlan   South Padre World Birding Center  
2800 S. Bentsen Palm Drive   600 Sunset Drive   6801 Padre Blvd.  
Mission, Texas    McAllen, Texas 78503   South Padre Island, Texas 78597  
956-585-1107   956-681-3370   956-761-6801  
           
Edinburg Scenic Wetlands   Resaca De La Palma State Park   The Thicket  
714 S. Raul Longoria Road   1000 New Carmen Ave.   311 E. Tyler  
Edinburg, Texas 78542   Brownsville, Texas  78521   Harlingen, Texas  
956-381-9922   956-350-2920   512-389-8900  
           
Estero Llano Grande State Park   Roma Bluffs World Birding Center  
154A Lakeview Drive   Portscheller Street  
Weslaco, Texas    Roma, Texas  78584  
956-565-3919   956-787-8338  
       
Hugh Ramsey Nature Park   Sabal Palms Sanctuary  
1001 S. Loop 499   8435 Sabal Palm Road  
Harlingen, Texas 78550   Brownsville, Texas 78520  
956-427-8873   956-547-8034