Endangered Birdwatching Travel Services Mcallen TX

Local resource for endangered birdwatching travel services in Mcallen, TX. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to endangered birdwatching travel services, aviary travel services, holiday travel services, and vacation travel agents, as well as advice and content on birdwatching, endangered birds, and bird identification.

Express Travel
(956) 630-1002
McAllen, TX
 
Sanborn's Viva Motorcoach Tours
(956) 682-9872
Mcallen, TX
 
Tours-Cancun
(800) 860-5917
P.O. Box 720880
McAllen, TX
Website
http://www.tours-cancun.com/

Elena Pelsinger
(281) 492-2007
17756 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX
Agency
Travel Leaders/Katy Van Travel, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Amusement / Theme Parks, Art & Antiques, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Boating / Yacht / Sailing, Business Travel, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Great Outdoors, Honeymoon, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Motorcoach / Bus, Music & Performing Arts, National Parks, Religious, Reunions, Safari, Scuba Diving, Senior / Mature Adult, Ski / WinterSports, Spa / Fitness,
Website
www.travelleaders.com/westhoustontx

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Herbert Morton
(877) 457-1268
18106 East Williams Bend Drive
Cypress, TX
Agency
HJ Travels
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel
Website
www.hjtravels.com

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Aristos Office
(956) 631-2000
McAllen, TX
 
Kevin's Travel Agency
(956) 283-0878
5401 N Winona Dr
Pharr, TX

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Brenda Davis
1.888.Travelocity
Brenda Davis Cta
Roanoke, TX
Agency
Travelocity
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel
Website
www.sabre.com

Data Provided By:
Mark Johnstone
(361) 855-3351
Po Box 6329
Corpus Christi, TX
Agency
Sanborns Travel Service
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Central America, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., South America, U.S. - Alaska
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Fishing / Hunting, Luxury Travel, Minority-Hispanic, Music & Performing Arts, Reunions, Safari, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.sanbornstravel.com

Data Provided By:
Frances Lindsey
(903) 729-1150
1917 Crockett Rd Ste 4
Palestine, TX
Agency
Oasis Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Fun, Family Travel, Honeymoon
Website
www.OasisPalestineTx.com

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Rare Bird Focus

Rare Bird Focus: The Endangered Kirtland's Warbler

The endangered Kirtland's warbler is one of the rarest members of the wood warbler (Parulidae) family. It is a fascinating bird for a few reasons: First, it nests in just a few counties in Michigan's northern Lower and Upper Peninsulas. Also, it is closely tied to a narrow and distinctive habitat of young jack pine barrens where it conceals its nest in the lush understory. It has been on the endangered species list since 1967. You can view a profile of this species on our site .

In the 1950's and 1960's, Kirtland's warbler numbers dropped precipitously, but in recent years habitat management has led to a promising increase in the number of singing males. Management efforts have focused on habitat improvements and control of the local brown-headed cowbird population. Cowbirds are brood parasites, which means they lay their eggs in other species' nests and shift the burden of parental care onto the host species. This strategy, while good for cowbirds, has had a devastating effect on the breeding success of other species.

Prescribed fire burns have been used to regenerate forests of young jack pines, which require fire to open their cones and spread their seeds. This, in combination with brown-headed cowbird control projects (led by the United States Forest Service and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Audubon Society), have resulted in an increase of the number of singing males from just a few hundred in the late 1980s to a total of 1,341 males, according to the 2004 annual breeding census. The Kirtland's warbler will remain on the endangered species list until at least 1,000 nesting pairs are documented.

In spring, Kirtland's warblers migrate from the Bahamas to northern Michigan. Fortunately, a specially appointed Kirtland's Warbler Recovery Team has a collaborative working relationship with Baha...

Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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