Feb 012017
 
Winter Wildlife Videos

Winter brings a wide variety of wildlife to this area and it is my favorite time of year to be outside. I filmed a lot of wildlife (over 70 species) between mid November and late January and I have five videos to share. These were shot at different locations and are compilations of short clips

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May 232016
 
Wynnwood in the Winter

Our days are getting longer and the weather is turning warmer. Summer is right around the corner, and so is the sweltering North Texas heat that comes along with it. Soon the mild weather of this past winter and spring—one of the nicest extended seasons for being out-of-doors we’ve had in years—will be only a

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Jan 212015
 
Deer, Osprey, and the End of the Day

One of the reasons I enjoy the holiday season so much is because the extra time off work allows me just a little more flexibility with my schedule. This past holiday I tried to use this time away from the desk to be just a bit more deliberate with my wildlife observing. Ordinarily, I like

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Mar 132014
 
Greater Yellowlegs - Winter Wader

Its easy to see why this bird is called the Greater Yellowlegs. We found this individual at John Bunker Sands in Seagoville, Texas. Here is what Wikipedia has to say about these interesting birds: The Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) is a large North American shorebird, similar in appearance to the smaller Lesser Yellowlegs. Its closest

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Feb 242013
 
Greater Yellowlegs - VCDB

A Greater Yellowlegs observed wading through the water at the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Feb 10, 2013 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Water-Bog/Marsh/Swamp Type of Behavior – Wading Gender – Uncertain Maturity –

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Feb 102013
 
Greater Yellowlegs - Wader

A Greater Yellowlegs wading through the water at the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Feb 3, 2013 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Water-Bog/Marsh/Swamp Type of Behavior – Wading Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult

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Nov 282012
 
Greater Yellowlegs - Joppa Preserve

A pair of Greater Yellowlegs observed in the Joppa Preserve. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Nov 21, 2012 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Wading Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main Article

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