Texas for the Birds
If you asked a birder to pick a place closest to heaven in the United States, they would likely choose Texas. Home to thousands of species, the Gulf Coast alone is reason to make the trip if you're a birder. But you'll also want to birding on the state’s highest mountain, Guadalupe Peak in West Texas, search for the Great Blue Heron in Piney Woods' Caddo Lake State Park, and track the elusive Montezuma Quail through Big Bend. Binoculars ready, let's go birding!