Sep 212015
 
The Wildlife of Garden Inn Pond

Where can you find interesting wildlife in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex? Well, as it turns out, just about anywhere you happen to look. All you really need is a little bit of water, a reasonable amount of vegetation, and just a smidgeon of seclusion. I recently discovered one such place right in the heart of

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Jan 222014
 
Blue-winged Teal - Reflections

We have here a couple of female Blue-winged Teal hanging out in a suburban Beaver pond located in a residential subdivision. Wikipedia has this to say about Blue-winged Teal: The Blue-winged Teal is 40 cm (16 in) long, with a wingspan of 58 cm (23 in), and a weight of 370 g (13 oz). The

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Dec 202013
 
Blue-winged Teal - Skyful

The sky was full of Blue-winged Teal this past October. Flock after flock flew over our position on this late afternoon. Some groups contained dozens of teal. A closer look at some of the photographs taken that evening show that the Blue-winged Teal were sometimes joined by ducks of other species as well. Gadwalls and

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May 042013
 
Blue-winged Teal - VCDB

Two males and one female Blue-winged Teal at the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Apr 6, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Water-Bog/Marsh/Swamp Type of Behavior – Congregating Gender – Mixed Maturity – Adult

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Oct 152012
 
Blue-winged Teal - VCDB

Blue-winged Teal observed at the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. The birds were seen swimming and feeding amongst the green algae in one of the water holding drying beds. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Oct 7, 2012 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather –

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Mar 052012
 

These Blue-winged Teal were photographed congregating in a small, temporary body of collected rain water. The water had pooled here in this vacant lot after a series of heavy spring rains. The two males and two females were making do quite nicely with the shallow pool they had found.   County – Denton City –

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