|Birding over the San Marcos River|
It wasn't long before we spied ducks flying overhead and insect-loving birds flitting between the power lines and trees. Many of the kingbirds, wrens and sparrows had a bug-in-beak to feed hungry babies.
The highlight for me was the juvenile Red-shouldered hawk high in a snag overlooking the river. Although not taking flight, still majestic watching the area below.
The monthly birding hikes are led by Stephen Ramirez and the birding list is provided by Colton Robbins. --LJ
San Marcos River Walk, Hays, Texas, US Jun 4, 2016 7:30 AM - 8:35 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.75 mile(s) Comments: San Marcos Monthly City Bird Walk 32 species Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 4 Wood Duck 5 Green Heron 3 Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 3 Black Vulture 6 Turkey Vulture 1 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 1 Killdeer 1 Inca Dove 4 White-winged Dove 3 Mourning Dove 3 Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 Golden-fronted Woodpecker 2
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