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Frontera Audubon

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1101 S Texas Blvd, Weslaco, TX 78596-7001
956 968-327
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Common Quick Stop for Birders Birding the Valley : Green Kingfisher and Chachalaca

On an extensive spring birding trip to south Texas my husband and I included a stop at Frontera... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Gershwin12
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Forest Hills, New York
Gem of a bird park in Weslaco

This 15 acre birding and nature park is chock full of trails, ponds, bird feeding stations and... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
caen2016
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Weslaco, Texas
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“rare birds” (4 reviews)
“birding trip” (2 reviews)
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1101 S Texas Blvd, Weslaco, TX 78596-7001
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956 968-327
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

On an extensive spring birding trip to south Texas my husband and I included a stop at Frontera Audubon to twitch the Green King Fisher. Trails were well maintained flat and easy to walk. The map provided by the visitors center was easy to follow...More

1  Thank Gershwin12
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This 15 acre birding and nature park is chock full of trails, ponds, bird feeding stations and serenity. It makes for a delightful respite from civilization which can be enjoyed year round. Groupon coupons are available at the time of this writing and can make...More

Thank caen2016
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here weekly with our two small children. They offer a lot of activities that they have loved. One of them is the Pirate Walk where they are given a map with an "x" on it. The boys love to follow the...More

Thank Zynthia Z
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

We found this place by driving by and it was very nice. We wanted to do something other than go to the movies and found this outdoor nature place. It was very nice and traquil and my family had a great time enjoying nature! We...More

Thank Matthew N
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I love this spot!! So much wonderful vegetation, beautiful birds, flowers...fairly level ground and lots of benches when you need to just sit and rest

Thank Karen G
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Highly vegetated walk with a few small ponds. Easy, short level walking. Much of the flora is labeled. The staff is friendly and helpful. Sept 30, 2016 mid afternoon was slow for birding.

Thank tjy06070
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Acres of varied terrain with almost unbelievable variety of birds. Extensive trails leading through dense undergrowth, open woodland, and pond area. Our guide was superb and identified the birds by their songs prior to seeing them. He could sing the song if you gave him...More

1  Thank Bugsy2
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

A birding trip to the Weslaco area has to include a stop at Frontera Audubon. This well-maintained thicket has the usual local specialties and sometimes attracts rarities. It was so helpful that they extended the operating hours while the blue bunting and other rarities were...More

Thank MMofVT
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped by in mid afternoon mainly looking for the rare Blue Bunting. The staff was very helpful showing us where to look on a map although we didn't find it. That was ok. The center has a number of feeding stations to enjoy birds...More

Thank stazandgazer
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

I visited for the first time on March 14, 2016. They are currently hosting a rare Blue Bunting (unfortunately I didn't see it on either of my visits). There are numerous feeding stations and water features throughout with lots of benches/chairs to sit on and...More

Thank jjcbird
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