May 112017
 
Video - Wetland Spring Awakening.

What a difference two months can make! Our last visit to John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville was in early March – it was cold and the skies were overcast. Apart from Bald Eagles, Herons, and Egrets the only wildlife we saw was migratory waterfowl. The Eaglets had hatched a few days before our

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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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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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White-lined Sphinx Moth – Photobomb

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Apr 132013
 
White-lined Sphinx Moth - Photobomb

This photograph comes to us from Penny Halstead. Penny stopped to take a picture of this Nodding Plumeless Thistle when a White-lined Sphinx Moth photobombed her! Observation Details County – Dallas City – Hutchins Date – Apr 8, 2013 Time of Day – Afternoon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Cloudy Habitat – Undeveloped-Vacant Lot

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May 182012
 
White-lined Sphinx Moth - Caterpillar

A White-lined Sphinx Moth caterpillar found in the Joppa Preserve, Great Trinity Forest in Dallas, Texas. Observation Details County – Dallas City – Dallas Date – May 13, 2012 Time of Day – Noon Temperature – Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C) Weather – Clear Habitat – Recreation-Park Type of Behavior – Roaming Gender – Uncertain Maturity – Larva

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