This morning was nice and sunny and 53F (12C) and I did my usual walk along Lone Star and then around the RV park.
It is so sad to hear that 18 one year old whooping cranes were killed in the tornado that hit
last week. All 18 had flown with an ultra light plane from Florida in the Fall. To read the story click here. Wisconsin
Late this morning we went out and stopped at the Chamber of Commerce in Rockport to get information on birding spots. Then we started out for one of them, Aransas Woods. It turned out to be a dud for birds. All we saw was one great egret far in the distance. We did however walk about ½ mile through supposed trails with grass and bushes and wet spots so we didn’t stay long. We then took FM1069 which is the road we sometimes take to Bayside and where we’ve seen sandhill cranes before. The birding hot spots map showed some roads that run off of FM1069 and the first one we took we did see sandhill cranes, but only three of them. We took another road and saw some other birds but most of them too far especially for my camera.
On our way back we stopped at Camping Clinic and they received our microwave today but can’t put it in until later this week. He’s supposed to call us.
We took the