Celebrating 20 Years! Originally named the Celebration of Whooping Cranes and Other Birds, the Whooping Crane Festival will celebrate 20 years in Port Aransas the last weekend in February (25 – 28, 2016). A spectacular event is being planned with both traditional and special activities that you won’t want to miss. The schedule of events will be […]
South Texas Nature
Birdwatchers from all over the world are setting their sights on South Texas, and rightly so, for the Texas Coast and the Rio Grande Valley are two of the hottest birding areas in the United States.
Corpus Christ is known as America’s Birdiest City and the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge is home to one of the rarest, tallest and magnificent birds: the Whooping Crane.
The Rio Grande Valley boasts the World Birding Center; a network of unique birding habitats and nature centers, and is home to the National Butterfly Center.
A vast majority of Texas birds, butterflies, dragonflies, amphibians, reptiles and other mammals inhabit the wildlife of South Texas – making it a premier spot for nature parks and wildlife.
South Texas also houses eight annual nature festivals including the RGV Birding Festival, The Texas Butterfly Festival and the Whooping Crane Festival among several others. Rub shoulders with the country’s best birders. Enjoy nature-friendly hotels and Bed & Breakfasts. Come enjoy the best bird watching and butterfly watching in the United States!