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Confluence of Birds in Concan Makes for a Wonderful Way to Enjoy Wildlife in Texas

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Visitors come from around the world, including England and Canada, booking cabins along the Rio Frio Loop of the Heart of Texas Wildlife Trails throughout the spring and summer, looking for bird species that are unique and, in some cases, endangered. And, the Texas Hill Country is more than happy to oblige.

Confluence of Birds in Concan Makes for a Wonderful Way to Enjoy Wildlife in Texas

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Through the spring and into early summer, Neal’s Lodges in Concan has been a favorite place for birders for decades now. As they watch for the endangered black-capped vireo, the cabin company appreciates its birding patrons and gives them an opportunity to see a convergence of birds that come to the Hill Country from all directions. Other species include the indigo bunting the Carolina and the canyon wren, as well as the great kiskadee. All of them have a meeting of the feathered-minds in the area, allowing birders the chance to witness the action.

Confluence of Birds in Concan Makes for a Wonderful Way to Enjoy Wildlife in Texas

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Don’t assume birding is necessarily a “sit and watch” type of pastime. Many will excitedly flit from their cottages, camera, binoculars, and possibly notebook in hand, rushing to be sure they’ve picked the right perch from which to watch the magic happen. And, when one birder sees a species, word travels like wildfire until the rest of the group has had an opportunity to catch up or catch a glimpse. Through it all, Neal’s Lodges happily welcomes the pack of watchers, with Texas Hill Country hospitality and the sweet sound of nature to usher you in.