If you don't know what goes into Dillo Dirt, you're better off not finding out until after visiting Austin's 700-acre bird-watching Mecca. The smell is likely to give it away anyhow ? but Hornsby Bend, the site of the dirt in question, offers a great year-round opportunity for viewing a remarkable variety of our fine-feathered friends. Monthly surveys regularly turn up at least 50 species, including shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors, woodpeckers and more. Don't forget your binoculars.
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