Jan 192013
 
Gadwall - Group

These Gadwalls were observed in Carrollton’s Nob Hill Greenbelt Park. A group of three male Gadwalls was seen first. They were soon joined by a female Gadwall and then a male and female American Wigeon. These pictures were taken on December 26. The temperature on this day was frigid and there was still snow on

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Dec 102012
 
Gadwall - Dabbling

This group of male and female Gadwalls was videoed in a small Beaver Pond in Carrollton, Texas. The ducks were engaging in a behavior known as dabbling. The birds would periodically tip themselves into a head-down position in order to feed on submerged aquatic vegetation. Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date –

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Nov 072012
 
Gadwall - Riverbend

Gadwalls circling one of the many small lakes adjacent to the levy in the Trinity River Greenbelt Riverbend Preserve. Observations Details County – Dallas City – Unincorporated Date – Oct 28, 2012 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Flying Gender – Mixed

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Nov 052012
 
Journal - Exploring Lock and Dam Number 4

Dateline – October 28, 2012 When planning a trip into the woods its good to have a destination in mind. A goal gives your hike structure and helps minimize distractions. It keeps you focused. An objective lets you know when its time to head back. That last reason is an especially important consideration for me.

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