Great Texas Birding

Black-bellied whistling duck. Copyright © Justin W. Moore. See more photos at

Black-bellied whistling duck
Copyright © Justin W. Moore

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas, and vicinity
Time of Year: Mid-August
Weather: Sunny, windy, and hot
Activities: Birding, photography

As our last trip of the summer, we made a whirlwind visit to over a dozen sites on the Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. We tried to pack a lot of birding and photography into each day, but with 95 sites on the Central Texas Coast (CTC) section of the trail, we barely scratched the surface. Eventually, the entire Texas coast will feature birding trail sites, each marked with brown signs featuring the trail’s black skimmer logo. [Read more…]