Aug 222012
 
Robber Fly - No Mimic

A pair of female Giant Robber Flies (Promachus hinei). One has captured an American Bumblebee, demonstrating unequivocally that Robber Flies are one of the most capable predators in the insect world. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Jun 15, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)

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Aug 222012
 
Buff-breasted Sandpiper - Bath Time

Buff-breasted Sandpipers, both juveniles and adults, observed near the intersection of Wolf Springs Road and Ten Mile Road in far southeast Dallas County. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Unincorporated Date – Aug 18, 2012 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Agricultural-Pasture Type of Behavior –

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