Aug 152013
 
Polyphemus Moth - Big Swoll

This is a male Polyphemus Moth. he was discovered inside an animal pen in Hutchins, Texas. Photograph courtesy Penny Halstead. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Hutchins Date – Aug 14, 2013 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Partly Cloudy Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior –

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Aug 152013
 
Black-crowned Night Heron - Fledgling

A fledgling juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron photographed at the UTSWMC Rookery in Dallas, Texas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Jul 6, 2013 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Partly Cloudy Habitat – Undeveloped-Wooded Type of Behavior – Fledging Gender – Uncertain Maturity –

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Aug 152013
 
Coyote - Carrying

This was an interesting long-distance observation. One morning while I was at Lake Lewisville I noticed some movement along the margins near the water’s edge. At the time it was hard to tell whether it was a Bobcat, Coyote, or dog. The animal skirted the forest for some distance and then ditched into the underbrush.

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