Aug 232012
 
Cattle Egret - Grasshopper Bounty

Hundreds of Cattle Egrets feeding on grasshoppers 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 – Hunting Gender – Mixed Maturity – Mixed Observer – Chris Jackson

Continue Reading >>
Aug 232012
 
Southern Plains Crayfish - Making a Splash

These Southern Plains Crayfish were found in a small pool of water next to Wolf Spring Road in far southeast Dallas County. Their behavior was comical on this day. Several of these sub-adult specimens were observed crawling out of the water. Once on dry land, and at only a short distance from the water, the

Continue Reading >>