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World Birding Center

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1000 Block South Loop, Harlingen, TX
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To see the butterflies

It was at the beginning of the migration of the butterflies so didn't see many but saw lots the... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Roger A
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The gateway to great birding sites

Find all the information you can on all their birding centers and visit as many as you have time... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
TravelbyFrank
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Angola, New York
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1000 Block South Loop, Harlingen, TX
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It was at the beginning of the migration of the butterflies so didn't see many but saw lots the birds of several types. Have a large tortoise that lives there and is fun the see eating cabbage. There is two ways back we took the...More

Thank Roger A
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Find all the information you can on all their birding centers and visit as many as you have time for. The Texas State Parks did a great job on their facilities.

Thank TravelbyFrank
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We have been here several times this winter. There are many bird blinds which enable you to watch the birds (many different species) while not disturbing them. There are well marked paths and restroom facilities. It is a nature park, not a children's park unless...More

Thank ladytinner
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went to the big Rio Grande Birding Festival in Nov. It is a BIG operation and some of the sessions are crowded..but the people were nice and helpful, and the birds were great.

Thank Traveldiive
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We saw more species of birds in 20 minutes than at some other locations we had been. Nice park and close to town. The World Birding Center includes several other parks, such as Estero Llano Grande, Benson-Rio Grande and South Padre Island Nature and Birding...More

Thank MavisnBill
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The park known locally as Hugh Ramsey is a great place to visit for sighting birds and native vegetation. The trails border the Arroyo Colardo River as well.

1  Thank gne p
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We loved to visit this location. We are not birders, but just walking on the board walk and seeing the wildlife in and out of the water was refreshing.

1  Thank RGV2014
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

While in Harlingen we went to a few of the birding centers. Found this very relaxing to walk around and got to see some nice birds from one of the viewing areas.

1  Thank St_matty
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This birding center has is very wooded, and has lots of trails to explore. There is an amazing variety of birds to be seen especialky in the cooler hours of the morning. Ocelots, coyotes, Javelins (wild pigs) and water snakes are frequently seen here.b Don't...More

1  Thank Brian E
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Check it out if you're in the area. They take pride in making it a good birding experience. It's a very pleasant place even if you're not a birder.

1  Thank jkozztx
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