Scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea) Male
Fine Art Photography by: Becky McCormack- South Padre Island.

Birding season in the RGV is serious business. With one of the most unique avian populations in the nation, it is a prime destination for birding enthusiasts and eco-tourists. If you want to make the most out of a birding visit to The Valley, there are plenty of locations to choose from.

Whether it is the Roma Bluffs or South Padre Island, there’s no shortage of interesting terrain and spectacular spots to pick. The RGV boasts beautifully lush flora and charming fauna that can be observed in any of the wings of the World Birding Center located in South Texas.

Go and Explore!

Depending on where you are and what you want to see, there are several options for your birding adventures like wildlife refuges, state parks and other historical landmarks . Check out the following locations:

These parks will not disappoint when it comes to outdoor adventures. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a serious birder, the Valley has plenty of options for you.