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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Apr 042014
 
Greater White-fronted Goose – Over JBS

These Greater White-fronted Geese were observed as they flew over the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville, Texas. These birds are not often seen in the more urban areas of the metroplex. A trip to the rural fringes is required to find them in large numbers. The birds in this flock were last seen

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Apr 032014
 
White-throated Sparrow - Wet Weather

A light rain was falling when I found the pair—a male and a female—of White-throated Sparrows roaming through a small thicket. The two birds were following each other through the woods, pausing only occasionally to shake off excess rain water and to preen. Wikipedia reports the following about the White-throated Sparrow: The White-throated Sparrow is

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Mar 132014
 
Greater Yellowlegs - Winter Wader

Its easy to see why this bird is called the Greater Yellowlegs. We found this individual at John Bunker Sands in Seagoville, Texas. Here is what Wikipedia has to say about these interesting birds: The Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) is a large North American shorebird, similar in appearance to the smaller Lesser Yellowlegs. Its closest

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