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 262012
 
Coyote - Near Tenison

Coyotes photographed over the course of 10 nights in the woods near the Sante Fe Trail just north of the Tenison Golf Course. Wikipedia describe Coyotes in this way: Coyotes typically grow to 30–34 in (76–86 cm) in length, not counting a tail of 12–16 in (30–41 cm), stand about 23–26 in (58–66 cm) at

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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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