Tag Archives: Birding Rio Grande Valley

Olive Sparrow

Olive Sparrow

Olive Sparrow

Olive Sparrow

The Olive Sparrow can be found in the United States in the brushy country of far southern Texas. The picture of this Olive Sparrow was taken at the Sabal Palm Conservancy in Brownsville, Texas. The picture of this Olive Sparrow was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the Olive Sparrow, click on the arrow below.

Black-crested Titmouse

Black-crested Titmouse

Black-crested Titmouse

Black-crested Titmouse

The picture of this Black-crested Titmouse was taken at the Inn at Chachalaca Bend in Los Fresnos, Texas. The picture of this Black-crested Titmouse was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the Black-crested Titmouse, click on the arrow below.

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

A stripe-backed woodpecker of Mexico and Central America, the Golden-fronted Woodpecker reaches the United States only in the brushlands and open woodlands of Texas and Oklahoma. The picture of this Golden-fronted Woodpecker was taken at the Estero Llano Grande State Park Weslaco Texas. The picture of this Golden-fronted Woodpecker was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the Golden-fronted Woodpecker, click on the arrow below.

Green Jay

Green Jay

Green Jay

Green Jay

A colorful tropical bird found primarily in Mexico and South America, the Green Jay just makes its way into the United States in southern Texas. The picture of this Green Jay was taken at the Estero Llano Grande State Park Weslaco TX The picture of this Green Jay was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the song of the Green Jay, click on the arrow below.

Snowy Plover

Snowy Plover

Snowy Plover

Snowy Plover

Snowy plovers are uncommon small shorebirds mainly along the coasts. The picture of this Snowy Plover eating Insects was taken at the mudflats near Boca Chica beach. The picture of this Snowy Plover eating insects was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender.
To hear the sounds of the Snowy Plover, click on the arrow below.