WE ARE BACK!

Wow, it looks as if we haven’t posted for quite some time! Well, we are alive and well at Frontera, trying to recover from the madness of two rare birds this winter and a wonderful fundraiser, Dine on the Lawn: Bohemian Nights, last week. (See our Facebook page for photos.)

Our faithful birder, Dan Jones, posted this list from Sunday, May 15th.

Frontera Audubon Center, Hidalgo, Texas, US
May 15, 2016 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
42 species (+1 other taxa)

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (fulgens) 15
Plain Chachalaca 10
Great Egret 1
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 2
Inca Dove 2
Common Ground-Dove 1
White-tipped Dove 5
White-winged Dove 15
Mourning Dove 1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 3
Groove-billed Ani 1
Chimney Swift 5
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 2
Red-crowned Parrot 2
Green Parakeet (Green) 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 3
Acadian Flycatcher 2
Empidonax sp. 1
Great Crested Flycatcher 1
Brown-crested Flycatcher 2
Great Kiskadee 2
Couch’s Kingbird 2
Loggerhead Shrike 1
White-eyed Vireo 2
Green Jay (Green) 2
Cave Swallow (Texas) 1
Black-crested Titmouse 2
Carolina Wren 1
Swainson’s Thrush 1
Clay-colored Thrush 2
Gray Catbird 3
Long-billed Thrasher 3
Mourning Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 2
Magnolia Warbler 1
Northern Cardinal 3
Great-tailed Grackle 2
Brown-headed Cowbird 1
Lesser Goldfinch 1
House Sparrow 1

We also have a new memorial arch and a bubbling water feature which is bringing in lots of birds.

Stop by 1101 S. Texas Blvd. in Weslaco to see us soon.  We are open on Tues., Wed., Fri., and Sat. from 8 AM to 5 PM, on Thursdays from 8 AM to 7:30 PM, and on Sundays from 12 noon to 5 PM. We are closed again on Mondays.

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