Mar 102017
 
Video - John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

John Bunker Sands Wetland Center is part of the East Fork Wetland Project, in the Trinity River basin near Seagoville. The late John Bunker Sands recognized the importance of wetlands to the total environment and began restoring and developing man-made wetlands in 1980. Bunker’s primary concern in the creation of the wetlands was the health

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Apr 042014
 
Greater White-fronted Goose – Over JBS

These Greater White-fronted Geese were observed as they flew over the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville, Texas. These birds are not often seen in the more urban areas of the metroplex. A trip to the rural fringes is required to find them in large numbers. The birds in this flock were last seen

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Feb 112014
 
Snow Goose - And Company

We found hundreds of Snow Geese congregating on a farmer’s field near Seagoville, Texas. Also in the mix are similar but smaller Ross’s Geese. The geese were gathered on both sides of Kaufman Street, with the largest congregation to the north. At one point while we watched a trio of mischievous dogs ran headlong into

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Dec 182013
 
Greater White-fronted Goose - Flyby

Sometimes there is only the time and opportunity for a quick, “documentary” type photograph. That was the case when these high flying geese appeared over head one evening in October. Their honking drew my attention, but I could tell right away that they were not—our very common—Canada Geese. These were clearly something else. But they

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Feb 162013
 
Greater White-fronted Goose - In Addition

After being advised to take a closer look at my pictures from last week’s Snow Goose Observation I found that there were a couple of other geese species present in the congregation as well. Greater White-fronted Geese were present in abundance. Most of the gray geese with the light colored bills in the photographs below

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