Category Archives: birds

2012 Annual Choke Canyon Birding Festival canceled – But you can still go out on your own

If you’re getting frustrated searching and searching and searching for information about the Annual Choke Canyon Birding Festival that usually takes place the first weekend in February please be advised that it has actually been canceled this year. According to the … Continue reading

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Dove hunting isn’t really as easy as it looks…

Dove hunting only sounds easy. You take a shotgun, walk into a field, spook a few unsuspecting birds into flight, pull the trigger and let the dozen of little shotgun pellets that fire out do the rest. Down they come … Continue reading

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Doves hid during opening weekend

Someone must have tipped off our doves here in south Texas that it was opening weekend, or maybe they just saw the signs. Although our fields here at Rancho Las Norias were brimming with birds just a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Dove season officially opens in south Texas today

It’s official: The 2011 Dove season is finally here in south Texas! Enjoy and please hunt responsibly!

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Dove season is less than a month away in South Texas

We’ve got an inkling that we’re in for a pretty good dove season this year here in south Texas and the guys over at the Star-Telegram out in Fort Wort,TX seem to agree with us. We might be living through … Continue reading

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It’s not an eagle, it’s not a hawk – it’s a Crested Caracara.

Out and about during our regular rounds of the property we came across this interesting looking feather. After doing a little bit of research and digging around, we’re pretty sure it once belonged to a Crested Caracara, a.k.a. Mexican Eagle, … Continue reading

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