Date: 2/12/18 7:57 pm
From: Jay Jones <jonesjay62...>
Subject: Re: Any Interest in Texas Hill Country trip this May?
Good initial interest on my part, maybe some conflicts with my lady,
Marquette. I'll get back to you.

Rick Jones
240-620-8794

On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 8:07 PM, Alyssa DeRubeis <alderubeis...>
wrote:

> Arkansas birders,
>
> A couple of us from NWA are planning a trip to the beautiful Texas “hill
> country” this May. Our targets are Black-capped Vireo and Golden-cheeked
> Warbler, both federally endangered songbirds with small ranges. Read below
> for more details, then contact me if you’re interested in joining and we
> can discuss it more.
>
> Where: Lost Maples SNA, which is located west of San Antonio. In addition
> to both target birds being seen there last spring/summer, their checklist
> boasts of other goodies like Audubon’s, Scott’s, and Hooded Orioles, Green
> Kingfisher, Olive Sparrow, Zone-tailed Hawk, Long-billed Thrasher, Bronzed
> Cowbird, and more. View the eBird list here: https://ebird.org/
> hotspot/L129016 As an aside, a friend of mine has been to this site and
> claims it to be one of the most beautiful places he has ever visited! If we
> are not lucky here, there are some spots we can try on the way back to
> Arkansas.
>
> When: We’re aiming for a maximum of five days between May 11 and 20,
> (includes travel days), although I think we were leaning more towards the
> end of that period.
>
> Number of people: In theory unlimited, assuming that there are enough
> drivers. Please let me know if you have a car you are willing to carpool
> with down there, and how many seats it has. Also tell me from what city
> you’re traveling. Joe Woolbright and I are from Siloam Springs and
> Fayetteville, respectively.
>
> Everyone is expected to pay for their share of gas, lodging, and food.
> There is no guide...we’re our own guides on this trip.
>
> Those are all the details for now. Hope you will consider this fun trip!
> Please reply off-channel as to not inundate others with irrelevant emails.
>
> Alyssa DeRubeis
>

 
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