Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Texas. LRGV part 3: Waterbirds 1

All photos taken at the amazing South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, where the new boardwalks give wonderful photographic opportunities. Here is some evidence from an amateur photographer:

Great White Egret and Laughing Gulls competing for food

There was only one possible outcome...

Clapper Rail

Least Sandpiper

Roseate Spoonbill

Lesser Yellowlegs

Marsh Wren

Tricoloured Heron

Black-bellied (Grey) Plover

Little Heron plus a birding gentleman who gave me something that he said changed his life: a Gideon's Bible

American Coot

Great (White) Egret

Caspian Tern

Snowy Egret

Pied-billed Grebe

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