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TEXAS 2006
Hill Country
Big Bend NP
Davis Mountains
April 24 - May 4, 2006

Bert Filemyr, Connie Goldman, Karl Lukens, Art McMorris, Ann Scott

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trip Report by Connie Goldman
Species List
Pictures by Bert Filemyr
Pictures by Karl Lukens
Pictures by Connie Goldman
Pictures by Art McMorris

Our day with Tony Gallucci (from TexBirds)

Updates from "on the road"
Update #1
Update #2
Update #3
Update #4
Update #5
Update #6
Update #7
Update #8

Click here for map of tentative route

Day
Activities
Resources
Night in
Distance from previous night
1
Monday
April 24

Fly PHL to San Antonio
No birding because of mechanical problems with the airplane out of Philadelphia

San Antonio Audubon Society Hampton Inn - Kerrville
64 miles from airport
2
Tuesday
April 25

Birding with Tony Gallucci (GCWA, BCVI)
Kerr Wildlife Management Area

Frio Bat Cave in evening

  Neal's Vacation Lodges (Concan)
54 miles
3
Wednesday
April 26

Morning birding around Neal's Lodges
Uvalde National Fish Hatchery
Drive to Del Rio
Birding in the Del Rio area

Birding at Neal's Best Western - Del Rio
 113 miles
4
Thursday
April 27

Amistead National Recreation Area
Langtry
Sanderson
Drive to Big Bend NP

Del Rio Birding

Judge Roy Bean

Big Bend NP (Chisos Mountains Lodge - One night in motel rooms, two nights in Casa Grande rooms, one night in motel rooms
225 miles
5
Friday
April 28
Big Bend NP
(Day 1 of 3.5 days in the park. Locations include: Blue Creek Canyon, Cottonwood Campground, Rio Grande Village, Panther Junction Visitor Center, Dugout Wells

Big Bend National Park

 

Birding Big Bend

0
6
Saturday
April 29
Big Bend NP
Laguna Meadows, RGV Sewage Ponds, Panther Junction Visitor Center, Basin Campground, Dugout Wells
0
7
Sunday
April 30
Big Bend NP
Window Trail, Dugout Wells
0
8
Monday
May 1

Big Bend NP
Marathon Basin (The Post and Praire Dog Colony), Alpine, Davis Mountains State Park

 

Indian Mountain Lodge in Davis Mountain State Park

106 miles
9
Tuesday
May 2
Davis Mountain State Park
Lawrence E. Wood Picnic Grounds in Madera Canyon
McDonald Observatory
Lake Balmorhea
Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute Indian Mountain Lodge in Davis Mountain State Park
10
Wednesday
May 3

Davis Mountain State ParkBalmorhea State Park
Imperial Reservoir
Fort Lancaster Picnic Area (Sheffield)

  Comfort Inn - Junction
288 miles
11
Thursday
May 4
Fly from San Antonio to PHL     114 miles

 

Links

Frio Bat Cave Texas County Map
Neal's Vacation Lodges in the Hill Country  
Big Bend Birders  
Tony Gallucci  
Texas Birding List