Aug 262013
 
Swallow-tailed Kite - Wonderful!

This observation required a trip to far southeast Dallas County. I picked up on a sighting of a Swallow-tailed Kite from a posting on the Dallas Audubon website. The report had one swallow-tail flying with Mississippi Kites over pasture land adjacent to Bilindsay Road. Swallow-tailed Kites are some of the rarest and most intriguing birds

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Aug 262013
 
Canada Goose - Prestonwood Baptist Church

These are Canada Geese congregating in the parking lot of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas. Many of these birds appear to be suffering from the heat of a late afternoon Texas summer. A number of the geese can be seen panting. Others are accessing and defending small puddles of water to the degree they

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