South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center

South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center was one of my favorite places we visited on our South Texas road trip last month. When planning our stop on South Padre Island I found it on-line and discovered it was right across from our hotel. We went in the morning and when we learned we could…

Gambel’s Quail

These guys are a bit tough to photograph. They are amazingly quick on their feet! This male quail posed beautifully for me this morning. I love that he is in his natural environment perched on a branch.

What is your dream?

Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high. ~P. V. Sindhu

Turkey Vulture

Yesterday on my walk I saw this turkey vulture perched in his tree. It was just after sunrise and he was still in the shade. When I circled back around the small lake he was still there warming in the bright sun. This was the first time I’ve seen one close enough to photograph. After…

Coopers Hawk

Today I took a day off… because I could. Hubby took me (and my camera) around town to see what we could find. It was hot and beautiful and one of our many discoveries was this amazing Coopers Hawk hiding in the tree at a park. Hubby found him, I was busy looking at the…