Wednesday, December 17, 2014

incidents of travel through the south texas coastal plains

Out of the paleozoic muck rises a stunning, subtropical and very much endangered ecosystem of salt marsh, sabal palm, thornscrub and spartina grassland habitat that is home to such exotic endemics as ocelots, green jays, jaguarundis, tropical kingbirds, chacalacas and american alligators.

The Road at Chacalaca Bend
Los Fresnos, Texas

Queen Butterfly
Danaus gilippus

The Inn at Chacalaca Bend
Rio Grande Valley
Los Fresnos, Texas

Tropical Kingbird
Tyrannus melancholicus

Green Jay
Cyanocorax yncas

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

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