Mar 312013
 
Northern Flicker - Bottomland Forest

A “Yellow-shafted” variant of the attractive Norther Flicker. This bird was photographed in Olive Shapiro Park, Dallas, Texas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Mar 17, 2012 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Cloudy Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Male Maturity

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Mar 312013
 
Great Blue Heron - Near the Rookery

Great Blue Herons photographed in and around the rookery located in Village Creek Drying Beds, Arlington, Texas. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Mar 2, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cold (less than 50°F/10°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Water-Bog/Marsh/Swamp Type of Behavior – Various Gender – Uncertain

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Mar 302013
 
Double-crested Cormorant - White Rock Lake

Double-crested Cormorants congregating at near the shore of White Rock Lake. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Mar 24, 2007 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Partly Cloudy Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Congregating Gender – Mixed Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson

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Mar 292013
 
Striped Skunk - Interesting Encounter

Every once in a while a camera trap meant for one situation will record an interesting and candid moment of an entirely different situation. This camera trap was meant to document Feral Hog activity. Instead it recorded this interesting, and brief, encounter between a Striped Skunk and a Virginia Opossum.

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Mar 282013
 
American Coot - Activities

These American Coots were observed at McInnish Park in Carrollton, Texas. The coots were going about their business in a small wetland area nestled in between the park and the Trinity River. In one sequence of photographs, an American Coot can be seen struggling to consume aquatic vegetation of some kind. The coot manipulates what

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Mar 262013
 
Red-eared Slider - McInnish Pond

There are nearly a dozen Red-eared Sliders congregating in this pond located at the McInnish Soccer Complex in Carrollton, Texas. Here is how Wikipedia describes the Red-eared Slider: The red-eared slider belongs to the order Testudines, which contains about 250 turtle species. It is a subspecies of Trachemys scripta. They were previously classified under the

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