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World Birding Center

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2800 S Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission, TX 78572-4848
+1 956-584-9156
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Very few Birds

We saw very few birds despite the many bird feeders around. We were very surprised as we expected... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
CalgaryAnn
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Calgary
World Birding Center

This is the same as the Bentsen - Rio Grande Valley State Park. The review of one should apply to... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
deaconallan
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Houston, Texas
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A network of nine spectacular birdwatching sites along 120 miles of scenic road.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“bird watching” (2 reviews)
“state park” (2 reviews)
“vegetation” (2 reviews)
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2800 S Bentsen Palm Dr, Mission, TX 78572-4848
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We saw very few birds despite the many bird feeders around. We were very surprised as we expected ‘The World Birding Centre’ in Spring to have many birds.

Thank CalgaryAnn
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is the same as the Bentsen - Rio Grande Valley State Park. The review of one should apply to this venue.

Thank deaconallan
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I love going to the World Birding Center when I'm at the beach. The birds are different since we are closer to water. Lots of variety and if you are lucky you might even see the crocodile.

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was our first stop in the Valley for birding. This site is Bentsen Rio Grande State Park. Which is one of the nine sites for the World Birding Center. Park in the parking lot and walk across the street to the welcome center. From...More

1  Thank Jay O
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went last week and it was wonderful. Take the tram ride and sit back and let them inform you of all the birds and vegetation. It took just under 2 hrs. and well worth it.

1  Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Good birdwatching, green jays, cardinals, orioles, woodpeckers of different varieties, Great place to cycle

Thank 96Wendy
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The migration is on. Hummers by the hundreds maybe thousands to the area. Awesome place to visit! Many different birds to view in natural environment. Kids learning about these small, beautiful birds is important.

1  Thank Dottie1121
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Great place to see most of south Texas birds, good people and good facilities. Went on short with a ranger and a group - he was knowledgable and we saw quite a few birds. Always look forward to going back!

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Visited for the birding, which was good, but enjoyed the gardens, house and trails equally. Especially appreciated the thorough botanical labels. Nice sculptures and plenty of benches. John our birding guide was knowledgeable and personable.

Thank Sally S
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

This was a great day. There are benches and even swings at each feeding site, blinds behind which to watch kingfishers and a hawk tower! Tram service a great help to non-hikers, bikers, etc. early morning calls are cacophonous music to the ears..

Thank Intlxpatr
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