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Hunting vs. Birding
Will TPWD Accomodate Those Who'd Rather Watch?
"...be one of the sponsors of the Great Texas Birding Classic, a week-long birdwatching festival to be held along..."

April 11, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Day Trips: SPI Nature Center
South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center gives a rare look at coastal wetlands
"...The South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center is a noisy place. A chorus..."

May 13, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Big Year
Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson co-star in this comedy about competitive birdwatchers.
"...the essential, insular weirdness and romantic fanaticism of the birding community it chronicles. But in this reality, we're stuck..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Day Trips: Galveston Island State Park
Enjoy the air show at Galveston Island SP
"...After a fruitless day of visiting several birding locations listed at www.galveston.com/whattodo/outdoorfun/birding/birding-locations, my wife and I gave..."

Feb. 26, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
It’s a beautiful time of year to get your daytrippin’ on
"...Birding the Border April 29-May 2, Del Rio, wildlife.tamu.edu/birding/birding-the-border-2021..."

April 1, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: August Events Roundup
Tons of Texas travel news for the dog days of summer
"...The Great Texas Birding Classic has awarded $39,000 in grants to conservation projects..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
A look back at 2004
"...the Golden Sweet Potato Festival every October. The World Birding Center at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park opened in..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...The Port Aransas Birding Center takes advantage of the coastal wetland's attraction to..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park comes alive with wildlife during the winter months, but is enjoyable all year long
"...rises, too. It is no wonder that the World Birding Center is headquartered in the park on the banks..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: I.B. Magee County Park, Port Aransas
Port A park has rebounded from Hurricane Harvey
"...RV park that will lead to a pond and birding blinds in the dunes. The wooden walkway will also..."

June 25, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Public Notice: A Map of 21st Century Racism
"...60 Years of Birding at Hornsby Bend: Travis Audubon and Austin Water celebrate..."

Nov. 22, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Day Trips: Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
Old growth forest survives on the Rio Grande
"...out-of-the-way place was. This is one of the best birding spots in the country, with more than 400 species..."

July 19, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
It's the most wonderful time of the year
"...Texas Christmas Bird Count Dec. 14-Jan. 5, Various locations, www.houstonaudubon.org/birding/christmas-bird-counts/central-texas.html..."

Dec. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Resaca de la Palma State Park
Former river channel provides a tropical paradise for Rio Grande Valley wildlife
"...the largest tract of native habitat in the World Birding Center's network of nine sites in the Lower Rio..."

July 22, 2016 Column by Gerald McLeod

Day Trips: Rockport Adventures, Fulton Harbor
Local outfitter takes coastal visitors on cruises to see the wildlife
"...Rockport Birding & Kayak Adventures gets visitors to the Texas coast..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
A great place for bird-watching
"...Valley State Park is the headquarters of the World Birding Center, a collection of nine nature oases in the..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Two new guides lead the way to some hidden Central Texas jewels
"...East maps are based on the popular Texas Coast Birding Trail series of maps. Illustrated with beautiful watercolor artwork..."

Feb. 27, 2004 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Winged Migration
Aviary rapture.
"...instead of north, you’re in need of a separate birding guide or different documentary. Even the meager information Winged..."

July 4, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Day Trips
"...project in the colonies is the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. A joint project of the Texas Parks and..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
Rockport captures the sea breeze and the hearts of visitors.
"...Rockport-Fulton became a world-famous birding location largely because of the work of an amateur..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...The Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail map is useful to an avid birder or..."

March 7, 1997 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup
Fall events and news from all over Texas
"...Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Nov. 9-13, Harlingen, www.rgvbf.org..."

Nov. 2, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Qmmunity: Paint Your Own Reality
Austin's queer community celebrates Frida Kahlo's legacy with Frida Friday ATX's Viva La Vida Fest
"...Let's Go Birding Together Go on a queer-led/friendly walk with knowledgable birders...."

July 22, 2022 Column by James Scott

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
Celebrate Chinese New Year, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s, and more in Texas
"...Birding Festival Feb. 2-5, Laredo, www.laredobirdingfestival.org..."

Feb. 4, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: September Events Roundup
September events around the state are waiting for you to arrive
"...Birding Hike Sept. 5, Brazos Bend State Park, Needville, www.tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/brazos-bend..."

Sept. 3, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

10 Great Birds to Peep in Austin
Austin’s birds are as eclectic as the city itself
"...A birding destination in its own right, there are always spectacular..."

Aug. 6, 2021 Chronolog Post by Ramón Rodriguez

Artist Calder Kamin Envisions "A World Without Waste"
With animals crafted from plastic bags, the Austin native turns our eyes to nature
"...CK: While living in Kansas City, I took up birding, and the most interesting behavior I witnessed was a..."

July 2, 2021 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

Day Trips: South Padre Island Parks
The sunny side of SPI beaches
"...north side of town across the road from the birding center and convention center, Andy Bowie Park is a..."

May 7, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
News from Hueco Tanks, Black's Barbecue, and lots more
"...Laredo Birding (Virtual) Festival Feb. 13, Laredo, www.laredobirdingfestival.org..."

Feb. 5, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: February Events Roundup
Laissez les bons temps rouler
"...Planetarium Show Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, 28, Clute,..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

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