• What to Do at High Island When the Winds are South

    14 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    High Island in April requires Weather, so I was told. A very specific type of weather-north winds, a cold front, rain. It stops those thousands of migrating birds flying across the Gulf of Mexico and directs them right onto the trees, fields, sanctuaries, beaches along the Bolivar Peninsula, where they hopefully find food and fresh water. And us, the birders who travel here from March to May to worship the birds as they seek to survive. So, I had very mixed feelings when I opened my motel door my first morning on High Island to find a gorgeous sunny day with winds from the south. The air...
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