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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May 262014
 
Mute Swan – Nest 2014 Update 9

Dateline – May 23, 2014 NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] Things were holding steady at swan lake this week. The lone remaining cygnet is right around 5 weeks old now, and he continues to thrive. The baby swan is now

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Sep 282013
 
Northern Cardinal - Bright Red

A bright red male Northern Cardinal photographed near Lewisville Lake. Observation Details County – Denton City – Lewisville Date – Aug 17, 2013 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Undeveloped-Wooded Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson

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Mar 012013
 
Northern Cardinal - Males and Females

Male and female Northern Cardinals photographed in the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Feb 23, 2013 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Water-Bog/Marsh/Swamp Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Mixed Maturity – Adult Observer

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Feb 032013
 
Northern Cardinal - Rocky Road

A female Northern Cardinal photographed on a gravel parking lot in Lewisville, Texas. Observation Details County – Denton City – Lewisville Date – Feb 7, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cold (less than 50°F/10°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Commercial-Industrial/Warehouse Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Female Maturity – Adult Observer

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Jan 122013
 
Northern Cardinal - Winter Red

Male Northern Cardinals photographed in The Colony’s Hidden Cove Park. Observation Details County – Denton City – The Colony Date – Dec 30, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cold (less than 50°F/10°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Male Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris

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Nov 172012
 
Northern Cardinal - Cold Day

A male Northern Cardinal observed on the first really cold day of fall in Corinth, Texas. Observation Details County – Denton City – Corinth Date – Oct 27, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cold (less than 50°F/10°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Undeveloped-Vacant Lot Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Male

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Nov 042012
 
Northern Cardinal - Male and Female

A male and female Northern Cardinal observed in Corinth, Texas. Observation Details County – Denton City – Corinth Date – Oct 20, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Undeveloped-Vacant Lot Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Mixed Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main

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Mar 112012
 

These photographs are of a relatively large congregation of Northern Cardinals gathered at a particularly suitable habitat.   County – Dallas City – Carrollton Date – Feb 27, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Feeding Gender – Mixed Maturity – Adult

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