Jul 202013
Snowy Egret - Feeding Four

A Snowy Egret feeding a family of four at the UTSWMC Rookery in Dallas, Texas.   County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – May 25, 2013 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Overcast Habitat – Undeveloped-Wooded Type of Behavior – Care of Young Gender – Mixed Maturity – Mixed

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Jun 202012
Snowy Egret - Yellow Feet

A Snowy Egret observed foraging in the shallow waters of Lemmon Lake located in the Joppa Preserve area of the Great Trinity Forest. Observations Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – Jun 17, 2012 Time of Day – Midmorning Temperature – Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C) Weather – Partly Cloudy Habitat – Recreation-Park Type

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Nov 142011
Journal - The Amazing UTSWMC Rookery

Dateline – July 2, 2008 I have recently discovered a real DFW Area gem that I would like to share with you. Nestled in a small wooded area on the campus of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSWMC), just a few miles north of downtown Dallas, and smack in the middle of a

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Jul 182011
Journal - Chamberlain Drive Rookery Death Toll

Dateline – July 18, 2011 WARNING: This article contains graphic imagery. As the long, hot, Texas summer continues unabated, so do the problems faced by a quaint north Texas neighborhood. Early this spring scores of egrets and herons established a breeding colony along the tree-lined streets of Chamberlain Drive and Addington Drive in Carrollton. These

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Jun 022011
Journal - Chamberlain Drive Rookery in Carrollton

Dateline – June 2, 2011 The Residents of this quiet suburban neighborhood have a problem. Their peaceful, tree-lined street has been invaded by an army of birds. Hundreds of egrets and herons have chosen the thick canopy of trees along Chamberlain Drive in north Carrollton for their nesting site this year, and people who live

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