Winter Texans Online!


If you are into birding, the Lower Rio Grande Valley is the place to be Nov. 4-8!

Each year millions of winged creatures return to the sunny clime of the Texas Rio Grande Valley, their annual wintering grounds.


Over 500 varieties of birds can be found in the Rio Grande Valley, a virtual birding paradise. As the birds come, so come the birders, many having traveled from the other side of the world, each armed with binoculars, cameras, tripods and field books, visiting such birding hot spots as the World Birding Center’s many RGV outlets, the Atascosa, Sabal Palm Sanctuary and Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuges, as well as many other other natural areas up and down the Valley including the Rio Grande Valley Bosque.


Each fall the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival treats the most dedicated of birdwatchers to a five day birding festival.


Annual Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival to be headquartered in Harlingen and offers a wide array of events will be hosted across some of the most pristine and beautiful nature areas in the Rio Grande Valley.


The event includes a a series of lectures by some of the top birding experts in the world, and combines plenty of opportunities to visit the birding hot spots of the region.


Guest speakers this year include Jon Dunn,  Greg Miller, Shawneen Finnegan, Dale Rosselette, Kevin Karlson and more.


Lectures include many topics:

How Birding Can Save the World

Get Started with Birding

Next Big Thing in Birding

and more


Check our website for the full lineup and schedule:

Happy Birding!