A Birder's Guide to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
Describes scores of great birdwatching locations along the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, from El Paso to Brownsville, with side trips to Davis Mountains, Edwards Plateau, Austin, San Antonio, & Guadalupe Mountains National Park. 28 excellent maps help birders follow loop or linear birding trips through the most productive areas that can be reached from the towns & cities of South Texas. Specialties of the Region section tells where & when to find the most-wanted birds. Seasonal occurrence & abundance bar graphs are up-to-date & authoritative. Printed on 80# matte stock, wire-O binding with unique wrap-around cover for titled spine. This is the second title in the ABA/Lane Birdfinding Guide Series to appear in this new format with major updates & revisions; A Birder's Guide to Southern California was released in December 1990. Two revisions & two completely new birdfinding guides are scheduled for 1992 publication. The American Birding Association, in its 24th year, has over 9200 active birdwatchers as members, including hundreds of published field guide & bird book authors. The Lane Guides, in their 22nd year, set the standard for birdfinding guides published since the early 1970s; over 10 additional titles will be added in the next several years.
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American Ana National Wildlife Ash-throated Flycatcher Atascosa National Wildlife Bend National Park Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley Bewick's Big Bend Big Bend National Birder's Guide birders birds Black-capped Vireo Black-throated Sparrow Blue Grosbeak Boot Spring Brownsville brushlands Cactus Wren campground Canyon Towhee Canyon Wrens Cassin's Cave Swallows Chisos common permanent resident County Curve-billed Thrasher Davis Mountains Desert drive Duck Easy to find Edwards Plateau Falcon Dam Farm Road Golden-fronted grasslands Greater Roadrunner Grebe Green Kingfisher Guadalupe Mountains habitats Highway 83 Kingbird Ladder-backed Woodpeckers Laguna Atascosa National lake Long-billed look Lower Rio Lower Valley McAllen mesquite Mexican Mexico migration miles National Wildlife Refuge nest Northern Painted Bunting Paso ponds Pyrrhuloxia rare Rio Grande Valley river Rufous-crowned Sandpiper Santa Ana National Scaled Quail shorebirds Snake South Texas species spot thickets throughout trail Trans-Pecos trees turn left turn right Valley State Park Verdin watch West Texas Western White-winged