Jun 172018
 
This Past Winter

I’m a little late getting this article online. Summer kinda leap-frogged spring this year and took me by surprise. A late spring cold snap gave way to a early heatwave, and then on into summer. I wanted to make this post while the weather was still somewhat cool, so that winter wouldn’t seem like such

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Mar 092012
 

Observed in McInnish Park, Carrollton, Texas. Loggerhead Shrikes are also know as Butcher Birds, and for good reason. These birds have the curious habit of impaling their prey (which is usually an insect or small vertebrate such as a frog, a lizard, or a snake) on thorns and other similar objects (such as barbs on

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