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A Texas Dozen

Spring of 2008 I spent a few days birding the South Padre Island area.
I had twelve birds on my wish list, I managed to get nine of them.
I made a return visit in 2009, now I have ten....
A return trip in 2010, still only have ten but love the birding there!
IMG_0728 Golden-fronted Woodpecker - male.jpg
IMG_0728 Golden-fronted Woodpecker - male.jpg
IMG_1686 Great Kiskadee.jpg
IMG_1686 Great Kiskadee.jpg
IMG_1189 Green Kingfisher.jpg
IMG_1189 Green Kingfisher.jpg
IMG_2967 Red-cockaded Woodpecker - male.jpg
IMG_2967 Red-cockaded Woodpecker - male.jpg
IMG_2265 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_2265 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_2127 Green Jay.jpg
IMG_2127 Green Jay.jpg
IMG_2012 Long-billed Thrasher.jpg
IMG_2012 Long-billed Thrasher.jpg
IMG_0387 Yellow-billed Cuckoo.jpg
IMG_0387 Yellow-billed Cuckoo.jpg
IMG_0360 Tennessee Warbler.jpg
IMG_0360 Tennessee Warbler.jpg
IMG_2903 Red-eyed Vireo.jpg
IMG_2903 Red-eyed Vireo.jpg
IMG_2518 Black-and-White Warbler.jpg
IMG_2518 Black-and-White Warbler.jpg
IMG_0680 Olive Sparrow.jpg
IMG_0680 Olive Sparrow.jpg
IMG_2122 Green Jay.jpg
IMG_2122 Green Jay.jpg
IMG_1268 Gray Catbird.jpg
IMG_1268 Gray Catbird.jpg
IMG_2780 Baltimore Oriole female.jpg
IMG_2780 Baltimore Oriole female.jpg
IMG_1647 Couch's Kingbird.jpg
IMG_1647 Couch's Kingbird.jpg
IMG_2758 Couch's Kingbird.jpg
IMG_2758 Couch's Kingbird.jpg
IMG_1171 Golden-fronted Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_1171 Golden-fronted Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_2257 Eastern Meadowlark.jpg
IMG_2257 Eastern Meadowlark.jpg
IMG_2113 Bronzed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_2113 Bronzed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_0618 American Redstart.jpg
IMG_0618 American Redstart.jpg
IMG_0333 Chestnut-sided Warbler.jpg
IMG_0333 Chestnut-sided Warbler.jpg
IMG_1811 Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_1811 Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_1992  Mangrove Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_1992 "Mangrove" Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_0726 Northern Cardinal.jpg
IMG_0726 Northern Cardinal.jpg
IMG_2867  Warbling Vireo.jpg
IMG_2867 Warbling Vireo.jpg
IMG_0923 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_0923 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_1796 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_1796 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_0603 Baltimore Oriole imm male.jpg
IMG_0603 Baltimore Oriole imm male.jpg
IMG_1238 White-tipped Dove.jpg
IMG_1238 White-tipped Dove.jpg
IMG_0910 Scarlet Tanager.jpg
IMG_0910 Scarlet Tanager.jpg
IMG_0925 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_0925 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_1291 Great-tailed Grackle.jpg
IMG_1291 Great-tailed Grackle.jpg
IMG_2700 Plain Chachalaca.jpg
IMG_2700 Plain Chachalaca.jpg
IMG_0834 Bronzed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_0834 Bronzed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_2897 Red-eyed Vireo.jpg
IMG_2897 Red-eyed Vireo.jpg
IMG_5205 Wilson's Warbler.jpg
IMG_5205 Wilson's Warbler.jpg
IMG_5884 Northern Waterthrush.jpg
IMG_5884 Northern Waterthrush.jpg
IMG_3032a Blue-winged Warbler.jpg
IMG_3032a Blue-winged Warbler.jpg
IMG_9902 Golden-cheeked Warbler.jpg
IMG_9902 Golden-cheeked Warbler.jpg
IMG_5221 Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_5221 Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_5576 White-eyed Vireo.jpg
IMG_5576 White-eyed Vireo.jpg
IMG_0297 Bronzed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_0297 Bronzed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_5989 Red-winged Blackbird.jpg
IMG_5989 Red-winged Blackbird.jpg
IMG_5811 Buff-bellied Hummingbird.jpg
IMG_5811 Buff-bellied Hummingbird.jpg
IMG_6634a Altamira Oriole.jpg
IMG_6634a Altamira Oriole.jpg
IMG_6668 Orchard Oriole female.jpg
IMG_6668 Orchard Oriole female.jpg
IMG_5853 Orchard Oriole male.jpg
IMG_5853 Orchard Oriole male.jpg
IMG_6542 Great-tailed Grackle.jpg
IMG_6542 Great-tailed Grackle.jpg
IMG_6505 Ladder-backed Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_6505 Ladder-backed Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_6337 Northern Parula.jpg
IMG_6337 Northern Parula.jpg
IMG_6383 Yellow  Warbler.jpg
IMG_6383 Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_6300 Brown-headed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_6300 Brown-headed Cowbird.jpg
IMG_5773 Golden-fronted Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_5773 Golden-fronted Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_5825 Green Jay.jpg
IMG_5825 Green Jay.jpg
IMG_6357 Western Tanager.jpg
IMG_6357 Western Tanager.jpg
IMG_0928 Brewer's Blackbird.jpg
IMG_0928 Brewer's Blackbird.jpg
IMG_7243 Eastern Wood Pewee.jpg
IMG_7243 Eastern Wood Pewee.jpg
IMG_6590 Brown-crested Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_6590 Brown-crested Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_6572 Acadian Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_6572 Acadian Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_6092 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6092 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6276 Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6276 Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6970 Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6970 Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6323 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_6323 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_5004 Summer Tanager.jpg
IMG_5004 Summer Tanager.jpg
IMG_5286a Baltimore Oriole male.jpg
IMG_5286a Baltimore Oriole male.jpg
IMG_6175 Baltimore Oriole female.jpg
IMG_6175 Baltimore Oriole female.jpg
IMG_5878 Summer Tanager imm male.jpg
IMG_5878 Summer Tanager imm male.jpg
IMG_7383 Scarlet Tanager female.jpg
IMG_7383 Scarlet Tanager female.jpg
IMG_6729 Scarlet Tanager male.jpg
IMG_6729 Scarlet Tanager male.jpg
IMG_6354 Western Tanager female.jpg
IMG_6354 Western Tanager female.jpg
IMG_6106 Western Tanager.jpg
IMG_6106 Western Tanager.jpg
IMG_6148 Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6148 Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6229 Rose-breasted Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6229 Rose-breasted Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6047 Rose-breasted Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_6047 Rose-breasted Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_5068 Rose-breasted Grosbeak imm male.jpg
IMG_5068 Rose-breasted Grosbeak imm male.jpg
IMG_6410 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6410 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6752 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_6752 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_6062 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6062 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6029 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_6029 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_7175 Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_7175 Yellow Warbler.jpg
IMG_7032 Common Yellowthroat.jpg
IMG_7032 Common Yellowthroat.jpg
IMG_7129 Black-throated Green Warbler female.jpg
IMG_7129 Black-throated Green Warbler female.jpg
IMG_7348 American Redstart female.jpg
IMG_7348 American Redstart female.jpg
IMG_7327 Bay-breasted Warbler.jpg
IMG_7327 Bay-breasted Warbler.jpg
IMG_5939 Blackpoll Warbler.jpg
IMG_5939 Blackpoll Warbler.jpg
IMG_6993 Nashville Warbler.jpg
IMG_6993 Nashville Warbler.jpg
IMG_6670 Blue-winged Warbler.jpg
IMG_6670 Blue-winged Warbler.jpg
IMG_7379 Lesser Nighthawk.jpg
IMG_7379 Lesser Nighthawk.jpg
IMG_6660 Western Kingbird.jpg
IMG_6660 Western Kingbird.jpg
IMG_7357 Gray Catbird.jpg
IMG_7357 Gray Catbird.jpg
IMG_7158 Lesser Nighthawk.jpg
IMG_7158 Lesser Nighthawk.jpg
IMG_0791a Summer Tanager imm male.jpg
IMG_0791a Summer Tanager imm male.jpg
IMG_6275 Dickcissel.jpg
IMG_6275 Dickcissel.jpg
IMG_6274 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6274 Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_6318 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_6318 Painted Bunting.jpg
IMG_4871 Barn Swallow.jpg
IMG_4871 Barn Swallow.jpg
IMG_7052a Northern Waterthrush.jpg
IMG_7052a Northern Waterthrush.jpg
IMG_6459 Lincoln's Sparrow.jpg
IMG_6459 Lincoln's Sparrow.jpg
IMG_3475a Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_3475a Blue Grosbeak.jpg
IMG_2335 Eastern Kingbird.jpg
IMG_2335 Eastern Kingbird.jpg
IMG_0130 Buff-bellied Hummingbird.jpg
IMG_0130 Buff-bellied Hummingbird.jpg
IMG_1989a Dunlin.jpg
IMG_1989a Dunlin.jpg
IMG_6285 Swainson's Thrush.jpg
IMG_6285 Swainson's Thrush.jpg
IMG_1825 Clapper Rail.jpg
IMG_1825 Clapper Rail.jpg
IMG_0427  Roseate Spoonbill.jpg
IMG_0427 Roseate Spoonbill.jpg
IMG_2584 Least Grebe.jpg
IMG_2584 Least Grebe.jpg
IMG_2636 Pied-billed Grebe.jpg
IMG_2636 Pied-billed Grebe.jpg
IMG_1340 Tri-colored Heron.jpg
IMG_1340 Tri-colored Heron.jpg
IMG_0740 Plain Chachalaca.jpg
IMG_0740 Plain Chachalaca.jpg
IMG_1385 Black Skimmer.jpg
IMG_1385 Black Skimmer.jpg
IMG_6586 Greater Roadrunner.jpg
IMG_6586 Greater Roadrunner.jpg
IMG_6029 Fulvous Whistling Duck.jpg
IMG_6029 Fulvous Whistling Duck.jpg
IMG_0626 Whistling Duck.jpg
IMG_0626 Whistling Duck.jpg
IMG_2790 Tri-colored Heron.jpg
IMG_2790 Tri-colored Heron.jpg
IMG_1128 Plain Chachalaca.jpg
IMG_1128 Plain Chachalaca.jpg
IMG_5541 Least Grebe.jpg
IMG_5541 Least Grebe.jpg
IMG_5527 Snowy Egret.jpg
IMG_5527 Snowy Egret.jpg
IMG_6281 Common Moorhen.jpg
IMG_6281 Common Moorhen.jpg
IMG_5263 Purple Gallinule.jpg
IMG_5263 Purple Gallinule.jpg
IMG_0140 Reddish Egret.jpg
IMG_0140 Reddish Egret.jpg
IMG_5438 Green Heron.jpg
IMG_5438 Green Heron.jpg
IMG_5184 Tri-colored Heron.jpg
IMG_5184 Tri-colored Heron.jpg
IMG_5336 Great Egret.jpg
IMG_5336 Great Egret.jpg
IMG_0152 White Ibis.jpg
IMG_0152 White Ibis.jpg
IMG_5332 Black-crowned Night Heron.jpg
IMG_5332 Black-crowned Night Heron.jpg
IMG_6152 Black-crowned Night Heron.jpg
IMG_6152 Black-crowned Night Heron.jpg
IMG_5203 Little Blue Heron.jpg
IMG_5203 Little Blue Heron.jpg
IMG_0251 White & White-faced Ibis.jpg
IMG_0251 White & White-faced Ibis.jpg
IMG_5358 Great Blue Heron.jpg
IMG_5358 Great Blue Heron.jpg
IMG_5402a Black-necked Stilt.jpg
IMG_5402a Black-necked Stilt.jpg
IMG_0242a White-faced Ibis.jpg
IMG_0242a White-faced Ibis.jpg
IMG_1888 Wilson's Plover.jpg
IMG_1888 Wilson's Plover.jpg
IMG_6146 Neotropic Cormorant.jpg
IMG_6146 Neotropic Cormorant.jpg
IMG_0259 Roseate Spoonbill.jpg
IMG_0259 Roseate Spoonbill.jpg
IMG_5451 Great Blue Heron.jpg
IMG_5451 Great Blue Heron.jpg
IMG_6402 Long-billed Curlew.jpg
IMG_6402 Long-billed Curlew.jpg
IMG_5976 Wilson's Phalarope.jpg
IMG_5976 Wilson's Phalarope.jpg
IMG_5162 Short-billed Dowitcher.jpg
IMG_5162 Short-billed Dowitcher.jpg
IMG_6271 Dunlin.jpg
IMG_6271 Dunlin.jpg
IMG_6247 Lesser Yellowlegs.jpg
IMG_6247 Lesser Yellowlegs.jpg
IMG_5142 Pectoral Sandpiper.jpg
IMG_5142 Pectoral Sandpiper.jpg
IMG_6450 Willet.jpg
IMG_6450 Willet.jpg
IMG_5973 Lesser Yellowlegs - Wilson's Phalarope.jpg
IMG_5973 Lesser Yellowlegs - Wilson's Phalarope.jpg
IMG_5291 Sanderling.jpg
IMG_5291 Sanderling.jpg
IMG_5477 Sora.jpg
IMG_5477 Sora.jpg
IMG_5269 Common Moorhen.jpg
IMG_5269 Common Moorhen.jpg
IMG_1250 Whistling Duck.jpg
IMG_1250 Whistling Duck.jpg
IMG_1475 Willet.jpg
IMG_1475 Willet.jpg
IMG_6573 Ruddy Turnstone.jpg
IMG_6573 Ruddy Turnstone.jpg
IMG_6577 Black Skimmer.jpg
IMG_6577 Black Skimmer.jpg
IMG_6527  Gull -  Sandpiper.jpg
IMG_6527 Gull - Sandpiper.jpg
IMG_6610 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6610 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6611 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6611 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6613 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6613 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6615 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6615 Royal Tern.jpg
IMG_6809 Black-bellied Plover.jpg
IMG_6809 Black-bellied Plover.jpg
IMG_5746 Willet.jpg
IMG_5746 Willet.jpg
IMG_6565 Sandwich Tern.jpg
IMG_6565 Sandwich Tern.jpg
IMG_6575 Black Skimmer - Ruddy Turnstone.jpg
IMG_6575 Black Skimmer - Ruddy Turnstone.jpg
IMG_5893 Aplomado Falcons.jpg
IMG_5893 Aplomado Falcons.jpg
IMG_0981 Crested Caracara.jpg
IMG_0981 Crested Caracara.jpg
IMG_0968 Harris's Hawk.jpg
IMG_0968 Harris's Hawk.jpg
IMG_1038 Osprey.jpg
IMG_1038 Osprey.jpg
IMG_1440a Golden-fronted Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_1440a Golden-fronted Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_1484a Buff-bellied Hummingbird.jpg
IMG_1484a Buff-bellied Hummingbird.jpg
IMG_1085b Red-headed Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_1085b Red-headed Woodpecker.jpg
IMG_6250 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_6250 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher.jpg
IMG_0979a Hooded Oriole male.jpg
IMG_0979a Hooded Oriole male.jpg
IMG_1564a Clay-colored Thrush.jpg
IMG_1564a Clay-colored Thrush.jpg
IMG_3299a Chestnut-sided Warbler.jpg
IMG_3299a Chestnut-sided Warbler.jpg
IMG_3151a Nashville Warbler.jpg
IMG_3151a Nashville Warbler.jpg
IMG_0791a Summer Tanager imm male.jpg
IMG_0791a Summer Tanager imm male.jpg
IMG_0818a Orchard Oriole male.jpg
IMG_0818a Orchard Oriole male.jpg
IMG_0331a Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_0331a Indigo Bunting.jpg
IMG_0096a Black- crested Titmouse.jpg
IMG_0096a Black- crested Titmouse.jpg
IMG_2199a Magnolia Warbler.jpg
IMG_2199a Magnolia Warbler.jpg
IMG_2195a Tennessee Warbler.jpg
IMG_2195a Tennessee Warbler.jpg
IMG_2211a Black-throated Green Warbler.jpg
IMG_2211a Black-throated Green Warbler.jpg
IMG_3429a Blackpoll Warbler.jpg
IMG_3429a Blackpoll Warbler.jpg
IMG_0232 Golden-cheeked Warbler.jpg
IMG_0232 Golden-cheeked Warbler.jpg
IMG_3029a Blue-winged Warbler.jpg
IMG_3029a Blue-winged Warbler.jpg
IMG_3463a Black-and-white Warbler.jpg
IMG_3463a Black-and-white Warbler.jpg
IMG_3473a Yellow Warbler male.jpg
IMG_3473a Yellow Warbler male.jpg
IMG_5542a Colima Warbler.jpg
IMG_5542a Colima Warbler.jpg
IMG_3500a Gray-cheeked  Thrush.jpg
IMG_3500a Gray-cheeked Thrush.jpg
IMG_0140 Black-capped Vireo.jpg
IMG_0140 Black-capped Vireo.jpg