Red-billed pigeons, ringed kingfishers, Couch’s kingbird, cave swallow, brown jays and Altamira orioles are some of the many species that attract birding enthusiasts to this area. As if the mid-19th century architecture and outstanding views of the Rio Grande weren’t enough, the biological richness of this area is breathtaking.Situated at the westernmost end of the Valley, the Roma Bluffs World Birding Center provides information on wildlife-dependent recreation in the area, as well as natural history exhibits and a nature store. It is located in the Roma Historic District and is owned by the City of Roma.Directions: The WBC is located in the historic district of downtown Roma, Texas at 610 North Portscheller Street. It is across from City Hall.
It is currently open Thursday-Tuesday from 8:00-4:00 p.m. from October 1st-March 30, 2015.
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The ocelot is a small wild cat that is a management priority for the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Restoring and protecting habitat benefits this and many other species found in this biologically rich region.