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Port Aransas Birders Win Big in Great Texas Birding Classic

Jun 8, 2015

For as many years as the Great Texas Birding Classic has existed (this was the 19th year), the Port Aransas…

Historical Whooping Crane Aerial Survey Dataset Now Available (1950-2011)

Apr 10, 2015

The Aransas-Wood Buffalo population of whooping cranes (Grus americana) declined to near extinction by the 1940s. Starting in winter 1950-1951,…

Great Texas Birding Classic Begins Soon

Apr 1, 2015

Meet Joan and Scott Holt from Port Aransas! The Great Texas Birding Classic is taking place soon across the state…

The Urban Birder: Bird Watching UK Magazine

Mar 31, 2015

Meet David Lindo, the Urban Birder from the United Kingdom, as his most recent article can be seen in the…

Whooping Crane Numbers Look Good

Mar 17, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed aerial surveys of the Aransas-Wood Buffalo whooping crane population, the only surviving…

Whooping Crane Festival Wrap Up

Feb 24, 2015

Attendees at the 19th Annual Whooping Crane Festival in Port Aransas last weekend “whooped it up” during four days of…

Whooping Crane Update – February 22, 2015

Feb 24, 2015

Wintering Whooping Crane Update, February 22, 2015 Wade Harrell, U.S. Whooping Crane Recovery Coordinator It continues to look like a…

Bird watchers gather to learn about whooping cranes

Feb 24, 2015

PORT ARANSAS – For birders at the Port Aransas Whooping Crane Festival, the weekend is about more than the endangered…

Birding experts converge on Port Aransas for Whooping Crane Festival

Feb 16, 2015

PORT ARANSAS – A visit to Port Aransas this week will be especially rewarding for Coastal Bend birders. We are…

Whooping it up with KRIS-TV

Feb 16, 2015

Scott Holt, Joan Garland and Ann Vaughan whooped it up this morning on KRIS-TV. Click here to view the interviews

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