Aug 272013
 
Mydas Fly - Various

These large flies are Mydas Flies (Mydas clavatus). They were observed and photographed in Hutchins, Texas by Penny Halstead. Represented behaviors include mating and egg laying. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Hutchins Date – Jun 23, 2013 – Jul 12, 2013 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather

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Aug 272013
 
White-tailed Deer - Curious

I encountered this White-tailed Deer earlier one morning at the Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area (LLELA). I was busy and preoccupied with photographing a Painted Bunting (a vividly colorful bird) when this doe emerged from the forest in the background. I first saw her through my camera’s viewfinder. The deer noticed me just a moment

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