Monday, December 21, 2009

Bare-throated Tiger-Heron, Hidalgo County Texas! All Photos (c) Rick Snider and Rick Nirschl

Potential First US Record! The standing bird is (c) Rick Snider; the flying bird (c) Rick Nirschl. Note 5 new primaries!


Found December 21, 2009 by Rick Nirschl and Rick Snider near Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park.

13 comments:

  1. Great Find, must be time for another visit to the valley

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  2. Super Job! A really great find and thanks for letting all of us know.

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  3. Mary - This is Tony Quezon, a friend from your past - Cape May, Kiptopeke, NoVa. Nice bird and we must get down there again to see you and all the neat birds. Take care.
    TonyQ
    www.TonyQandSuzanne.com

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  4. Great catch Rick & Rick .. Thanks for posting Mary.

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  5. Nice bird...makes me wish I was back down in Texas.

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  6. Dangit, I'm from Harlingen but now I'm stuck up in San Antonio. I need to make a weekend trek--this is exciting!

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  7. Great photos! I just got to see this bird today...wow, he is incredible!

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  8. Rick&Rick nice pictures keep up the good work

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