Jun 302014
Mute Swan – Nest 2014 Update 14

Dateline – June 27, 2014 NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] Long hot Texas summers can take a toll on ponds and lakes in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Water that appears clear and pure in the winter and spring can become

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Jun 252014
Urban Wildlife Roundup - North and South

Dateline – June 20, 2014 Today’s urban wildlife roundup will take us to the far extremes of the metroplex—both north and south. The first set of photographs were taken around Lewisville Lake in Denton County over the course of several days. The next section contains a collection of pictures recorded just last weekend in south

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Jun 182014
Josey the Orphaned Bobcat Kitten - Update Two

Dateline – June 16, 2014 NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] This article is meant to be an update on the progress of Josey, the orphaned Bobcat kitten that was rescued in Carrollton about two months ago. As you can see

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Jul 252013
Blue Jay - Deep Woods

This Blue Jay was photographed as it made its way through the dense woods of the UTSWMC rookery in Dallas, Texas.   County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Jun 1, 2013 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Partly Cloudy Habitat – Undeveloped-Wooded Type of Behavior – Surveying Gender

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Sep 102012
Journal - Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Dateline – August 26, 2012 It is no secret that I enjoy working on this web site. Almost every week it seems I come across something new and interesting—often things I have never seen or heard of before. But, every once in a while, my efforts lead me to something really unique—something that I feel

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Jun 232012
Blue Jay - Vivid

Blue Jays are very charming birds. Their blue, black and white coloration is vivid and striking. They are members of the Corvid family of birds. This family includes crows and ravens, among others. All Corvids are exceptionally intelligent, Blue Jays included. This Blue Jay was observed foraging near the parking lot of UNT’s Discovery Park

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Feb 042012
Blue Jay - On a Gray Day

Blue Jays were out in force on this morning after heavy rains the previous night. The Blue Jay’s cautious nature, combined with the generally poor light conditions resulting from the overcast weather, made it a challenge to get close enough for photographs. Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – Oct 9, 2011

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Nov 272011

Mockingbirds and Blue Jays delight in harassing Red-tailed Hawks. Here a pair of Blue Jays is joined by a Northern Mockingbird in an attempt to drive off this Red-tailed Hawk.   County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – August 2, 2004 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather –

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