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World Birding Center

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A Birding Center at the Beach.

I love going to the World Birding Center when I'm at the beach. The birds are different since we... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
McAllen, United States
Great blinds for bird watching, good paths to cycle

Good birdwatching, green jays, cardinals, orioles, woodpeckers of different varieties, Great place... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2017
Hamilton, Canada
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Feb 25, 2018
“Very few Birds”
Nov 28, 2017
“World Birding Center”
A network of nine spectacular birdwatching sites along 120 miles of scenic road.
2800 S Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission, TX 78572-4848
+1 956-584-9156
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

We saw very few birds despite the many bird feeders around. We were very surprised as we expected ‘The World Birding Centre’ in Spring to have many birds.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CalgaryAnn
Reviewed November 28, 2017

This is the same as the Bentsen - Rio Grande Valley State Park. The review of one should apply to this venue.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank deaconallan
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I love going to the World Birding Center when I'm at the beach. The birds are different since we are closer to water. Lots of variety and if you are lucky you might even see the crocodile.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

This was our first stop in the Valley for birding. This site is Bentsen Rio Grande State Park. Which is one of the nine sites for the World Birding Center. Park in the parking lot and walk across the street to the welcome center. From...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank jayo0556
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Went last week and it was wonderful. Take the tram ride and sit back and let them inform you of all the birds and vegetation. It took just under 2 hrs. and well worth it.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Good birdwatching, green jays, cardinals, orioles, woodpeckers of different varieties, Great place to cycle

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 96Wendy
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The migration is on. Hummers by the hundreds maybe thousands to the area. Awesome place to visit! Many different birds to view in natural environment. Kids learning about these small, beautiful birds is important.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Dottie1121
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Great place to see most of south Texas birds, good people and good facilities. Went on short with a ranger and a group - he was knowledgable and we saw quite a few birds. Always look forward to going back!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Jim R
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited for the birding, which was good, but enjoyed the gardens, house and trails equally. Especially appreciated the thorough botanical labels. Nice sculptures and plenty of benches. John our birding guide was knowledgeable and personable.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Sally S
Reviewed March 20, 2015

This was a great day. There are benches and even swings at each feeding site, blinds behind which to watch kingfishers and a hawk tower! Tram service a great help to non-hikers, bikers, etc. early morning calls are cacophonous music to the ears..

Date of experience: March 2015
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