Found on the golf pond in Mineral Wells at the country club. Has been returning in the evening. This marks three days in a row.
Black headed diving duck seen at the dry beds in Arlington, Texas. This Lesser Scaup was a hard catch as he kept diving under and moving away from us. I finally snagged a quick shot. =) Another bird goes down. Literally! Not quite sure what the count is on the year but we added several […]
North Texas and America White Pelicans – some pretty cool winter migratory birds… really cool on this particular day… 19 degrees, but whose counting. That takeoff is really neat. The landing is where it is at! Have you seen a Pelican land, they do not need a boat to waterski or a boat.
Coming back from the Parker County Peach Festival, Desi and I detoured through Cool, Texas. There was a stock pond left roadside that was being visited by several Cattle Egrets and a couple of Snowy Egrets. Goats and a single Llama stood close-by and watched over the watering hole. Cattle Egrets are small white herons, […]
Birding can be done anytime, anywhere. Just have your camera ready and listen. It was a work day when I caught these guys. I arrived early to work and went to a nearby field to watch a doe with two fawns bouncing around. The deer quickly tired of my company, so I started looking up […]
Desi and I took a short road trip to Possum Kingdom. Large white birds where scattered along the back of the fish hatchery just south of the dam and Possum Kingdom Lake. Cattle Egrets are small white herons, the Cattle Egret is more at home foraging in grass than in water but these were found […]
Well, it is official, I am an avid bird watcher. It is mostly due to this graceful, long-winged raptor called the Mississippi Kite. It was a bright, sunny mid-morning walk. There was a loud ruckus in the tree a few yards down. This fairly large raptor flew out carrying “something.” Still not sure what. A […]