Westward Ho, Here We Go! – West Texas

NOTE:  We’ve replaced our “Where We’ve Been” widget with an “Upcoming Planned Stops” widget (see it in the left column?).  After several recent “near misses” and surprise meet-ups with other travelers, we decided to display a section of our reservation spreadsheet that shows upcoming planned stops.  We hope this will help us meet up with more of y’all down the […]

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Where to in 2015?

Turks Cap

After staying a month in Mission, Texas we were itching to get moving again – that’s really longer than we like to sit in one spot, even if the birding was world-class.  Virtually so far our entire winter in Texas has been cold and dreary, with incessant winds that just would not stop.

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A big Texas landmark – Kingsville, TX

Santa Gertrudis Cow

They say everything in Texas is big, and one of the things the state is known for is its super-sized ranches.  The size of the state itself lends it perfectly to the industry of raising cattle. The massive King Ranch in southern Texas – covering more area than the state of Rhode Island, and with more acreage than Dallas, Houston and San Antonio combined – […]

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