Feb 042014
 
Northern Shoveler - What's Going on Here

These Northern Shovelers where photographed in our neighborhood Beaver pond. This observation is of note because of the other ducks on the pond with the shovelers. Congregating with the Northern Shovelers was a small group of male and female Gadwalls. This was an interesting situation to me because I had recently read an account of

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Feb 042014
 
Double-crested Cormorant - On the Elm Fork

These Double-crested Cormorants were found congregating on a cool but clear December morning. The dozen or so birds had found a sunny perch on the Elm fork of the Trinity River near the Sandy Lake Road bridge. There are two types of cormorants that frequent the Dallas/Fort Worth area: the Double-crested Cormorant and the Neotropic

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