Feb 212017
 
Wonderful Winter Waterfowl

One great thing about being a wildlife enthusiast in North Texas is that the mix of species that can be found here gets reshuffled several times a year with the changing of the seasons. That’s especially true of waterfowl, many of which are in Texas only during the colder months of the year. Nowhere is

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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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Mar 202016
 
The Elm Fork of the Trinity River - Surging through Lewisville

We are still dealing with the side effects of last spring’s heavy rain and flooding. Until just recently the spillway at Lewisville Lake has been wide open and the Elm Fork of the Trinity River has been full and flowing faster than it has in years. It’s quite a sight to see. The Trinity in

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Mar 052013
 
Northern Pintail - Dabbling Trio

A trio of male Northern Pintails dabbling in a pond at the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. Dabbling ducks upend themselves in order to feed on submerged vegetation. It can be quite comically to watch their legs flailing and their rear-ends bobbing up and down as they struggle to maintain this awkward position.

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Feb 232013
 
Northern Pintail - VCDB

A male and female Northern Pintail photographed congregating with a larger group of ducks at the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas. Other species present include the Northern Shoveler and the Green-winged Teal. Observation Details County – Tarrant City – Arlington Date – Feb 3, 2013 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Cool

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Nov 132012
 
Northern Pintail - Fall Water

This Northern Pintail was observed in the Lower Chain of Wetland Cells in the Great Trinity Forest, Dallas, Texas. That’s a lightly colored American Coot to the pintail’s right. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Nov 3, 2012 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C) Weather – Clear Habitat

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