Sep 262016
 
A Summer of Extraordinary Urban Wildlife - 2016

What an amazing summer it has been! I have been pursuing Wildlife photography for over ten years now, and I am still making new and exciting discoveries. What a wonderful hobby this is! This summer has been special with sights and sounds like few others. The long hard drought of 2012 through 2014 is now

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Jun 282016
 
The 10 Most Exotic Birds Observed in the DFW Metroplex

The 10 Most Exotic Birds Observed in the DFW Metroplex? An article like this one pretty much has to begin with a few definitions. I apologize, but that’s just the way it is. For the purpose of this posting we will be considering all native and non-native birds that living free and in the wild.

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Sep 162014
 
DFW Urban Wildlife iNaturalist Project – Favorites

There were so many great new iNaturalist observations submitted to the DFW Urban Wildlife project over this past month. It is always difficult to pick which three photographs to recognize each time I run this feature, but this time it was particularly difficult. One contributor in particular submitted so many excellent observations that I decided

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Jul 222014
 
DFW Raptors - Hawks, Falcons, and Eagles

Many people hold a particular fascination with raptors—otherwise known as birds of prey. I know I do. These big, powerful birds inspire us with their raw power, grace and majesty. So respected are these birds that they are often chosen as sports team mascots. Many countries use birds of prey as their national symbol. The

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Aug 262013
 
Swallow-tailed Kite - Wonderful!

This observation required a trip to far southeast Dallas County. I picked up on a sighting of a Swallow-tailed Kite from a posting on the Dallas Audubon website. The report had one swallow-tail flying with Mississippi Kites over pasture land adjacent to Bilindsay Road. Swallow-tailed Kites are some of the rarest and most intriguing birds

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Aug 132012
 
Journal - My Wish List Part 2: Birds

Dateline – August 13, 2012 Have you ever made a to-do list and included tasks that you had already completed, just so you could mark them off the list? I think everybody has done so at one time or the other. There is just something very satisfying about marking a job done well as finished.

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