Apr 272017
 
Video - A Closer Look at Insects and Spiders

We see an incredible diversity of insects and arachnids in North Texas. At the time of writing the latest statistics from the DFW Urban Wildlife iNaturalist project are as follows : Insects – 50,941 Observations of 2,289 species Arachnids – 4,559k Observations of 194 species Many of these are hard to photograph because of their size.

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Sep 142015
 
Texas Wildlife, Feb - Sept 2015

Our friend Richard Barnes has done it again. A couple of times a year Richard will stitch together a wonderful montage of wildlife videos he has taken in various places around the metroplex. A little over a year ago, Richard began these projects as a way to share some of the interesting things he was

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Aug 142014
 
Texas Garden Wildlife - A Suburban Safari

The video in today’s post comes to us from Richard Barnes. Richard and I found each other via iNaturalist after he posted some really incredible photographs of a trio of juvenile Raccoons taken in his own backyard. As it turns out, Richard has only recently come to North Texas from Scotland—moving here just last year.

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Jul 112012
 
Gulf Fritillary - Life Cycle

A few years ago Robin Korevaar noticed that a neighbor had butterflies all around her house. Robin followed her neighbor’s lead and planted Passion Flower vine in her yard. Robin has enjoyed Gulf Fritillary caterpillars and butterflies ever since. The vine is their host plant, meaning they lay their eggs on it and the caterpillars

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May 142012
 
Gulf Fritillary - Blossom

This well-worn Gulf Fritillary was photographed at LISDOLA just south of the Lake Lewisville spillway. Observation Details County – Denton City – Lewisville Date – Sep 29, 2009 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Feeding Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer

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