Mar 072014
Coyote - Drinking from the Trinity

My trail camera captured this series of photographs just around 1:00 pm on a bright sunny day in early January. the pictures show a lone Coyote coming to the Trinity River for a quick drink. In isolated areas where Coyotes do not frequently encounter people they continue to remain active even during daylight hours. Urban

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Aug 142013
Pipevine Swallowtail - Sandy Beach

This attractive butterfly is know as a Pipevine Swallowtail. This individual was photographed on the shore of Lake Lewisville. He appears to be probing the damp sand for moisture. Observation Details County – Denton City – Lake Lewisville Date – Jun 13, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear

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Apr 112013
Turkey Vulture - Pond Hopping

A Turkey Vulture coming pondside for a morning drink in the Village Creek Drying Beds, Arlington, Texas. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Mar 9, 2013 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Water-Bog/Marsh/Swamp Type of Behavior – Drinking, Roaming Gender – Uncertain Maturity

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Nov 192012
Virginia Opossum - LLELA

I came across this Virgina Opossum the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA). I found him near the trailhead for the Bittern Trail. He was coming to the water’s edge for an early morning drink. After taking a few sips from this small stream, the opossum scampered back up the embankment to his den near

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Jun 292012
Paper Wasp - Drinking

Paper Wasps observed drinking while suspended on the water’s surface by water tension. These photgrahs were taken in The Colony, Texas at a location in far southeast Denton County. Observations Details County – Denton City – The Colony Date – Jun 16, 2012 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather

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Jul 032011

We observed several Wild Turkeys drinking water on the lake side of the Lake Lewisville dam. At first we believed they had to be vultures, but upon closer inspection we discovered they were in fact wild turkeys.   County – Denton City – Lewisville Date – June 20, 2010 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature

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