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We got to the junction by public bus and then hitchhiked into the sanctuary. It is down a very long, boring, dirty, unshaded road for around 3 miles. It would be awful to walk in the heat! Most people hitch a lift with any locals...More
We took a birding boat tour from the Bird's Eye View Lodge. Our guide, Rudy, was excellent, well informed and welcoming. We saw many blue herons, great egrets, ibises, limpricks, and a rare black collared hawk. Jabiru storks will arrive by the end of January....More
We travelled to Crooked Tree to 'check it out' for a future gathering. The turn to Crooked Tree is well marked from either direction on the Northern Highway, but you then have a bone-jarring ride for what is said to be two miles but seemed...More
This sanctuary sees an annual life cycle from drought conditions to the rainy season and the valley fills to create the lagoon until it dries out again by seeping through the limestone base and flow towards the sea. I was there when the lagoon was...More
We were fortunate enough for good water levels in the sanctuary in late May for an excellent boat tour of the sanctuary... It leaves from the Bird's Eye Lodge, which also looked like a great place to stay in the area next time... Never saw...More
Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful place to relax and watch birds. Seeing birds is as easy as stepping out of your room and ambling onto the grounds for a look over the lagoon. Jacana, heron, egret, kites, roseate spoonbill, you name it. The...More
Birding on the coast of Texas is hard to beat as we see vast numbers of migratory birds. But even we were impressed with our lagoonboat tour of the sanctuary with Leonard this July. Go early in the morning (we started about 6:30 and the...More