Sep 302012
 
Striped Bark Scorpion - Klaus Meine

This Striped Bark Scorpion was discovered in the laundry room of the Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. The slow moving creature was in a slight state of torpor induced by the cooler than normal rainy weather on Saturday. Observations Details County – Dallas City – Hutchins Date – Sep 29, 2012 Time of Day – Noon

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Sep 302012
 
Swamp Cicada - Noisy

This singing male Swamp Cicada was observed in the Joppa Preserve, Great Trinity Forest in Dallas, Texas. Observations Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Jul 1, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Vocalizing Gender – Male

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Sep 292012
 
Predaceous Diving Beetle - Out of Water

I found this Predaceous Diving Beetle in the parking lot of the Eco Park facility in south Dallas, Texas. This Large individual(1.5in/38cm in length) was quite some distance from a water source. These beetle are known to fly on occasion, and like most bugs they are attracted to light sources. It is possible he was

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Sep 282012
 
Canada Goose - At Dusk

Canada Geese observed at dusk in Carrollton’s McInnish Park. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Carrollton Date – Aug 29, 2011 Time of Day – Dusk Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Water-Pond Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Mixed Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main

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Sep 252012
 
Osprey - A First!

We observed this bird soaring high over south White Rock Creek on a beautiful Saturday morning. We could see that this was a bird of prey, but it was clearly not one of the usual suspects. It was too elegant to be a Red-tailed Hawk or a Red-shouldered Hawk, too big to be a Mississippi

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Sep 222012
 
Turkey Vulture - Soaring

A solitary Turkey Vulture circling in a thermal and trying to gain altitude. This observation was made near the FM2499 bridge over Lake Lewisville. Observations Details County – Denton City – Unincorporated Date – Jul 22, 2012 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type

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Sep 212012
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Fly Away

A Red-tailed Hawk observed in Carrollton’s Greenbelt Park near Rosemeade Parkway. Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – Sep 17, 2012 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main

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