The Gray-crowned Yellowthroat, Geothlypis poliocephala, is normally found from Belize to Panama but this rarity was found at Sabal Palm Sanctuary in Texas in 2005 where it was the first documented breeding record.
. The Plain Chachalacha, Ortalis vetula, is found from the Lower Rio Grand valley in Texas, south to northern Costa Rico. It is usually found in groups and has a loud irritating call often hear in the early morning and evening.
Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary located at the south of Brownsville near the Mexico border, is an area run by the Texas Audubon to protect a remnant of the beautiful habitat that once stretched along the Rio Grande River. Many of the interesting birds whose range is in extreme southern Texas, are to be found here, and many can be found at the feeders behind the visitor’s center, Black-crested Titmouse, Green Jay, Plain Chachalacha, Olive Sparrow, Buff-bellied Hummingbird, and Audubon’s Oriole are all regular visitors.