Oct 282012
 
Little Blue Heron - Juvenile Stalking

A juvenile Little Blue Heron, still in the white plummage of youth, observed feeding in the west pond of Carrollton’s Nob Hill Greenbelt Park. Observation Details County – Denton City – Carrollton Date – Oct 9, 2011 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior

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Jul 292012
 
Little Blue Heron - Molting Juvenile

This juvenile Little Blue Heron was photographed on Lemmon Lake in Dallas, Texas. This immature is in the process of molting away the white feathers of youth and replacing them with the blue-gray plumage of an adult bird. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Jul 15, 2012 Time of Day –

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Nov 142011
 
Journal - The Amazing UTSWMC Rookery

Dateline – July 2, 2008 I have recently discovered a real DFW Area gem that I would like to share with you. Nestled in a small wooded area on the campus of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSWMC), just a few miles north of downtown Dallas, and smack in the middle of a

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Jul 182011
 
Journal - Chamberlain Drive Rookery Death Toll

Dateline – July 18, 2011 WARNING: This article contains graphic imagery. As the long, hot, Texas summer continues unabated, so do the problems faced by a quaint north Texas neighborhood. Early this spring scores of egrets and herons established a breeding colony along the tree-lined streets of Chamberlain Drive and Addington Drive in Carrollton. These

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Jun 022011
 
Journal - Chamberlain Drive Rookery in Carrollton

Dateline – June 2, 2011 The Residents of this quiet suburban neighborhood have a problem. Their peaceful, tree-lined street has been invaded by an army of birds. Hundreds of egrets and herons have chosen the thick canopy of trees along Chamberlain Drive in north Carrollton for their nesting site this year, and people who live

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