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Birding in the Rio Grande Valley: Santa Ana Refuge to a World Birding Center

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ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Peggy from Monterey, CA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 03/22/15 - 03/27/15
I enjoyed this trip and did not find it strenuous except for one long walk in the hot sun (but was able to get the tram back). I loved being able to photograph and see the orioles, green jays and green parakeets, however felt I was able to get a lot closer to birds on the spring migration trip the previous week in Port Aransas. Also I wonder if we would have seen more migrants if it had been late April at the heighth of the migration. The people on the trip were most enjoyable.

Robert from Athens, OH Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 02/15/15 - 02/20/15
A really great program: well-organized, world class instructors, many great birding sites encompassing different habitats, and lots of life birds.

Debbie from Monticello, IN Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 02/09/14 - 02/14/14
We saw 128 species of birds, including the Green Jay, Vermilion Flycatcher, Altamira Oriole, several parrots, and other wonderful species!

Ellen from Orlando, FL Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 02/09/14 - 02/14/14
We saw a lot of birds but days can be very long. Leaving the hotel at 7:30 AM and getting back at 9:30 PM.

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 1 brunch, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips


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