Sep 272013
 
Northen Mockingbird - Juvenile Preening

A newly independent juvenile Northern Mockingbird preening near Harold Bacchus Park in Frisco, Texas. Observation Details County – Collin City – Frisco Date – Aug 18, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Preening Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer –

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Sep 242013
 
Obscure Bird Grasshopper - Extra Large

This is a large Obscure Bird Grasshopper photographed near Harold Bacchus Park in Frisco, Texas. Observation Details County – Collin City – Frisco Date – Aug 18, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer

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Aug 132013
 
Eastern Ringtail - By the Pool

This Eastern Ringtail was observed on West Rowlett Creek in Harold Bacchus Park, Frisco Texas. Observation Details County – Collin City – Frisco Date – Jul 5, 2013 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Male Maturity –

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Oct 222012
 
White-tailed Deer - Grand Park Video

White-tailed Deer videoed with a Scouting Camera in Grand Park, Frisco, Texas. The deer in the first video were recorded on the east side of the park. Watch toward the end of this video as a doe seems to be engaged in some kind of defensive behavior against an unseen antagonist. Her repeated hoof stomps

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Oct 062012
 
Raccoon - Frisco's Grand Park

Raccoons and other small mammals such as Opossums, Striped Skunks, and Eastern Cottontails were also observed in Grand Park, Frisco, Texas. Wikipedia tell us this about Raccoons: Though previously thought to be solitary, there is now evidence that raccoons engage in gender-specific social behavior. Related females often share a common area, while unrelated males live

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Oct 052012
 
Armadillo - Frisco's Grand Park

I encountered this Armadillo in Frisco’s Grand Park. The City of Frisco has grand plans for Grand Park! Included in the park’s design are a chain of lakes with fountains, a festival hall, a miniature railroad and depot, a bath house, a playground, and hiking trails. A pretty extensive reconfiguration of the 275 acre parkland

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