Apr 272017
 
Video - A Closer Look at Insects and Spiders

We see an incredible diversity of insects and arachnids in North Texas. At the time of writing the latest statistics from the DFW Urban Wildlife iNaturalist project are as follows : Insects – 50,941 Observations of 2,289 species Arachnids – 4,559k Observations of 194 species Many of these are hard to photograph because of their size.

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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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Sep 142015
 
Texas Wildlife, Feb - Sept 2015

Our friend Richard Barnes has done it again. A couple of times a year Richard will stitch together a wonderful montage of wildlife videos he has taken in various places around the metroplex. A little over a year ago, Richard began these projects as a way to share some of the interesting things he was

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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 172012
 

A Red Admiral butterfly photographed in Carrollton, Texas.   County – Dallas City – Carrollton Date – Mar 30, 2012 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Undeveloped-Vacant Lot Type of Behavior – Feeding Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult Observer – Chris Jackson Main Article – Red

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Dec 102011
 

We observed this Red Admiral butterfly during a walk through Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, Texas.   County – Denton City – Plano Date – October 2, 2011 Time of Day – Morning Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Feeding Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Adult

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