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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Oct 282013
 
Announcement - Louisiana Whooping Crane Update!

This past summer we had some very special guests in North Texas. As many of you know, two groups of Whooping Cranes from White Lake in Louisiana spent the season’s warm months in and around the Dallas/Fort Worth area. White Lake is the location of a reintroduction effort designed to reestablish a nonmigratory population Whooping

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Jul 302013
 
Whooping Crane - Lake Lewisville: This Time For Real

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev ] Something has been building at Lake Lewisville over the last several weeks. The Whooping Cranes there have been acting differently and it was easy to get the sense that something was a little off. The group dynamic between

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Jul 092013
 
Whooping Crane - Lake Lewisville: Air Show

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] The Whooping Cranes at Lake Lewisville seem to have worked out their group dynamic to one degree or another. All seven stayed together the entire time I was on site (about 2 hours). There was

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Jun 252013
 
Whooping Crane - Lake Lewisville: Week 1

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ First | << Prev | Next >> ] June 15, 2013 marks nearly one full week at Lake Lewisville for our five wandering Whooping Cranes. This quintet of sub-adults cranes—also known as the Fenton Five—are from the same program in Louisiana as the

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Jun 182013
 
Whooping Crane - Summer of the Cranes

NOTE: This post is part of a continuing series of observations: [ Next >> ] Many of you have been following, with great interest, the unusual occurrence of a pair of young Whooping Cranes arriving at Lake Ray Hubbard in Rowlett, Texas this spring. Eleven days ago those two cranes decided to move on. The

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