After the fog cleared on Tuesday morning, fifty-five visitors from Trail’s End in Weslaco and their six guides walked the Frontera Thicket and Orchard.  Dan Jones was among the group and reports sighting the following birds:

Frontera Audubon Center, Hidalgo, US-TX
Mar 11, 2014 9:40 AM – 12:10 PM
28 species

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 2
Plain Chachalaca 6
Turkey Vulture 30
Osprey 1
Gray Hawk 2
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 8
Inca Dove 4
White-tipped Dove 3
Green Kingfisher 1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 3
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 1
Green Parakeet 6
Red-crowned Parrot 2
Great Kiskadee 1
White-eyed Vireo 1
Blue-headed Vireo 1
Purple Martin 1
Black-crested Titmouse 3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Long-billed Thrasher 1
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 1
Black-and-white Warbler 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 2
Summer Tanager 1
Northern Cardinal 2
House Sparrow 5

Thanks to Jim Chapman, Frontera’s Board President, and Joanne Higgs from Trail’s End for arranging this visit.

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