Field Trip - South Llano River State Park

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 6:30am

South Llano River State Park
1927 Park Road 73

South Llano River State Park Field Trip with Amy Sugeno

This third in a new series of State Parks field trips will go to South Llano River State Park in Kimble County. South Llano River State Park lies along the southwestern edge of the Texas Hill Country. Over 260 species have been reported from this eBird hotspot, making it one of the best birding spots in the area. Because of its close proximity to both south and west Texas, bird species more typical of these areas are regularly seen alongside the more usual Hill Country species. On this trip, we will look for the more common birds, such as Black-throated Sparrow, Wild Turkey, and Verdin. However, if we’re lucky, some possibilities also include: all three kingfisher species; all three phoebe species; Zone-tailed Hawk; and Sage, Long-billed, or Curve-billed Thrasher. That’s the most fun part of birding at this park; you never know what you might find!

We’ll leave Austin at 6:30 am and return by 5:30 pm, possibly sooner, depending on the birding.

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