Oct 312012
 
Monk Parakeet - Katy Trail

This congregation of Monk Parakeets was photographed next to the Katy Trail just south of Knox Street in Dallas, Texas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Oct 20, 2012 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Congregating Gender –

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Oct 302012
 
Monk Parakeet - Northaven Trail

Monk Parakeets observed on an Oncor substation at the Northhaven Trail trailhead near the intersection of Royal Lane and Central Expressway. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Oct 20, 2012 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Congregating Gender

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Oct 282012
 
Red-tailed Hawk - Corinth

A Red-tailed Hawk perched on power line pole in Corinth, Texas Observation Details County – Denton City – Corinth Date – Sep 3, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Undeveloped-Vacant Lot Type of Behavior – Surveying Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult Observer –

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Oct 282012
 
Little Blue Heron - Juvenile Stalking

A juvenile Little Blue Heron, still in the white plummage of youth, observed feeding in the west pond of Carrollton’s Nob Hill Greenbelt Park. Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – Oct 9, 2011 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior

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Oct 272012
 
Eurasian Collared-dove - Power Lines

Another relatively large congregation of collared-doves observed on the power lines running between the high school and the neighborhood immediately to the south. Observation Details   County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – October 23, 2011 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Community-Church/School/Civic Type of Behavior

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Oct 272012
 
Eastern Phoebe - Dainty

This dainty Eastern Phoebe was observed feeding on a dragonfly in Carrollton’s Nob Hill Greenbelt Park. Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – Oct 9, 2011 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Flying Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult

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Oct 252012
 
White-tailed Deer - In Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

For years now I have been recording photographs of White-tailed Deer in the undeveloped lands adjacent to Plano’s wonderful Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. This is the first specimen I have ever photographed INSIDE the boundaries of the park. These pictures were taken very close to the 0.4 mile marker on the Outer Loop Trail in

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