Jun 162017
Videos - Nesting Birds

I have three videos of nesting birds to share, all filmed between April and early June. Purple Martins are North America’s largest Swallow and they arrive in North Texas in the Spring, to breed. One of our friends lives near Justin and Purple Martins have made use of her nest boxes and gourds for several

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Mar 152017
Video - Bird Sounds

Whether they are calling, fussing, humming, begging for food, or singing to find a mate, birds can make an amazing variety of sounds. Some bird song is considered to be a beautiful sound that can be compared to music, while other birds produce what can only described as “noise”. Other birds are masters of impersonation.

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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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Sep 212015
The Wildlife of Garden Inn Pond

Where can you find interesting wildlife in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex? Well, as it turns out, just about anywhere you happen to look. All you really need is a little bit of water, a reasonable amount of vegetation, and just a smidgeon of seclusion. I recently discovered one such place right in the heart of

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Sep 022014
What Is and What Was

We like to imagine that nature is static and unchanging. It is somehow comforting to believe that our environment and its wild inhabitants do not and should not vary. But the old cliche about change being the only constant applies to the natural world just as it does to almost everything else. To one degree

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Sep 132013
House Finch - Crimson and Clover

It’s been a long time since I’ve photographed a House Finch. This vividly colored male is striking with his deeply red feathers emphasized against a viridian background. Observations Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – Aug 1, 2013 Time of Day – Evening Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat

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Apr 052012

Two days ago the Dallas/Fort Worth area made national news when severe storms rolled through the area. We had Tornados. We had hail. We had thunder and lightning. In a couple of places there was significant amounts of damage. The worst of the storm missed our neighborhood, but there were still some causalities. These two

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