Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Love our Planet: 5 Ways to Make a Difference in the RGV

In light of the recent Earth Day celebrations, it’s highly likely that you find yourself thinking of ways to give back to Mother Earth. Whether or not you made it out to some of...

The Christmas Poinsettia

The Christmas Poinsettia “Flor de Nochebuena” – A Valley’s favorite with an extraordinary story From the gift-giving customs to the decorations, the American Christmas is a combination of elements from the many diverse cultures that have left...

The Birds of Summer

Summer can be a unique season for birding in the valley. The time of year and the climate means that many migratory species are out of town, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty...

‘White-crowned Pigeon’ has made a rare appearance in the Rio Grande Valley

A 'White-crowned Pigeon' has made a rare appearance in the Rio Grande Valley, birding enthusiasts from Austin, Houston, Fort Worth, and all over the state have flocked to the South Padre Island Birding and...

The Many Hotspots Across the Valley for Unique Birding Experiences

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...

American Alligator – Babies

🐊 American Alligator – Babies 📝     Scientific name: Alligator mississippiensis 📆    Lifespan: 30 – 50 years (Adult)  📌   Estero Llano Grande State Park. Weslaco, Texas – Hidalgo County          Rio Grande Valley. 📷     Fine Nature Photography by Brian Plath....

Sea Turtle Inc. Presents 5th Annual YappoPalooza

South Padre Island’s Sea Turtle Inc. invites the community to their 5th Annual YappoPalooza festival at the South Padre Island Convention Center. Friday, June 19th 7:00 PM – Midnight | Saturday, June 20th 11:00 AM...
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Hungry Chick ~ Platalea ajaja

Roseate Spoonbill (sci: Platalea ajaja) Espátula Rosada. "Gorgeous at a distance and bizarre up close is the Roseate Spoonbill. Locally common in coastal Florida, Texas, and southwest Louisiana, they are usually in small flocks, often...

American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)

One of the many species you could find at the Gladys Porter Zoo, a visitor-oriented zoological and botanical park, dedicated to the preservation of nature through education, conservation, healthy outdoor recreation, and research. The Gladys...