South Shore Playground parking area to Burkett Park

House Finch Egg
This egg was laying alongside a portion of the Red Dam Loop. It was undamaged but there was no nest nearby. I suspect another bird raided the nest and dropped it.
User: MikeHikes - 8/8/2015

Location: San Angelo State Park

Rating: 4point5stars
Difficulty: 1star  Solitude: 4stars
Miles Hiked: 7.60 Miles  Elapsed Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes

Comments:

Out       Playground parking area > Tasajilla Flats > Nature Loop > lankey Lackey > Suzanne's Trail > Burkett Park     4.1 miles

Return  Burkett Park > Winding Snake > Chaparral > Red Dam Loop > Chaparral > Playground parking area     3.5 miles

Temps in the mid 80's to start and mid 90's at end, steady breeze and sunny.

Fitness hike with a friend.  Not much to report but to repeat the trails are being worked on but they still need more work; especially the last section of Tasajilla Flats.

Of interest, found a bird egg (photo attached) laying next to the trail with no nest near by - I believe it is a house finch egg.  Don't think it will hatch but you never know.

NOTES

Water, shade, info kiosk and toilets available at Playground parking area.

Water, shade, info kiosk and dry toilets available at Burkett Park.



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House Finch Egg
Area around San Angelo State Park
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