Mar 312015
 
Flower Mound Robin's Nest 2015

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ Next >> ] March 15 through March 27 – Flower Mound, Texas It has become something of a tradition here at DFW Urban Wildlife to follow the nesting activities of a particular species of bird every spring. Over the years we have documented

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Apr 212014
 
Mute Swan - Nest 2014 Update 4:  This Is It!

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >>] We noted new behavior from the Mute Swan pair almost immediately this weekend. When we arrived at the lake Saturday morning we found both the male and the female swan sitting on the nest together. This

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Apr 092014
 
Mute Swan - Nest 2014 Update 2

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] Not much new was going on with the Mute Swans this week. Egg incubation continues into week four (since I began observing the nest). I did have a chance to speak with some park patrons

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Bald Eagle – Nest: Week Eleven

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Apr 082014
 
Bald Eagle - Nest: Week Eleven

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] I could tell right away that something was wrong when I arrived to photograph the eagle nest this week. A lone adult sat atop the transmission tower clearly agitated and vocalizing loudly. But it was

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Mar 262014
 
Great Horned Owl - Transmission Tower Nest

A reader clued me in on this fantastic Great Horned Owl sighting. What we have here is a pair of four to five week old owlets waiting patiently in the nest while their parents are out hunting. This is a first for me, I have never seen Great Horned Owls nesting on a transmission tower

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