Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge
This bridge crosses over Lady Bird Lake in Austin, TX. Before construction of the Longhorn Dam was completed in 1960, the bridge crossed the Colorado River from which Lady Bird Lake is impounded.
Venturing towards the Capitol Building, Austin’s Congress Avenue Bridge (about a 30 minute walk from here) is renowned for its population of Mexican free-tailed bats; check out the hundreds of thousands of bats that fly from their roosts at sunset on summer nights.
You can watch the famous scenery about bats flying around the bridge in the evenings. It looks like a bunch of birds flying away.
This is the Bat Bridge everyone talks about! They are out at sunset every night Mar-Nov. They are Mexican free-tail bats.
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