Each April, more than 10,000 bird-watchers from all over the world visit the Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary near Galveston. They come to witness the spectacle of thousands of birds migrating north for the summer from Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The loamy silt of the Bolivar Mud Flats contains a rich buffet of organic life for starving birds that literally drop to the ground at the first sight of land, exhausted from the nonstop days-long flight across... More >>>