Aug 282013
 
Painted Bunting - A Flash of Color

There were a lot of Painted Buntings active in LLELA (the Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area) on this Saturday morning. Surprisingly, the bright colors of the male bunting become muted at a distance and these birds can be a challenge to notice unless you are actively looking. Painted Buntings are also flighty little birds and

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Aug 282013
 
Robber Fly - Mighty Hunter

This is female Giant Robber Fly (Promachus hinei). As you can see from the photographs below, even a stinging Paper Wasp is no match for these mighty insect hunters. Observation Details County – Denton City – Lewisville Date – Jul 21, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather –

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