A few Texas Birds
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Black-bellied Whistling-Duck at Polliwog Pond east of Corpus Christi, Texas. Sept. 25, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2447 times.
Black-bellied Whisting-Ducks with one juvenile at Polliwog Pond east of Corpus Christi, Texas. Sept. 25, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2167 times.
Fulvous Whistling-Ducks along FM 2855 northwest of Katy. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2470 times.
Silver Fulvous Whistling-Duck, which is probably an escaped bird from a private aviary, with a flock of 100 FUWD along FM 2855 northwest of Katy. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2431 times.
Silver Fulvous Whistling-Duck. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2431 times.
Plain Chachalaca at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2093 times.
Brown Pelican on a wharf at Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1423 times.
Great Egret posing at the heron rookery at the Smith Woods at High Island. April 22, 2004.
Viewed: 2487 times.
Family of Great Egrets at the heron rookery at the Smith Woods at High Island. April 22, 2004.
Viewed: 2385 times.
Two Great Egret kids on the nest in the heron rookery at the Smith Woods at High Island.
Viewed: 2260 times.
Snowy Egret at Rockport, TX. Jan. 18, 2006. Panisonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2041 times.
Tri-colored Heron on its nest at the Smith Woods at High Island. April 22, 2004.
Viewed: 2407 times.
Reddish Egret at Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2060 times.
Reddish Egret fishing at a pond at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26. 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2142 times.
Reddish Egret at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2039 times.
Reddish Egret with a freshly-caught fish at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2048 times.
Cattle Egret resting at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2051 times.
Four different species nesting in one tree at the Smith Woods rookery on High Island - Snowy Egret, Roseate Spoonbill, White Ibis and Tri-colored Heron. April 22, 2004.
Viewed: 2312 times.
Roseate Spoonbill at the Smith Woods rookery at High Island. April 22, 2004
Viewed: 2464 times.
Harris's Hawk on the south side of Kingsville, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1991 times.
Immature White-tailed Hawk east of Santa Ana NWR, south of Westlaco, TX. Jan. 16, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2078 times.
White-tailed Hawk (subadult) on the south side of Kingsville, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2121 times.
White-tailed Hawk (subadult) in flight. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1982 times.
Crested Caracara at Laguna Atascosa NWR north of Brownsville, TX. Jan. 17, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2003 times.
Tally board at the Coastal Bend Hawk Watch at Hazel Bazemore County Park in Calallan, Texas. It was about 5:30 p.m. when this photo was taken. In four days from Sept 25-28, 516,714 raptors were counted migrating over the park!
Viewed: 2083 times.
Pair of Whooping Cranes at Aransas NWR, north of Rockport, TX, seen on the Wharf Cat Whooping Crane boat trip. It was a wonderful experience. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2058 times.
Whooping Crane pair #2. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMc-FZ20.
Viewed: 1987 times.
Whooping Crane #3. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1998 times.
Whooping Crane with a blue crab, its favorite food. Whooping Cranes prefer smaller crabs. In years when the crab population on their wintering grounds is poor, Whooping Cranes produce fewer young. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2058 times.
This Whooping Crane found a much smaller blue crab, more to its liking. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2036 times.
American Oystercatcher in flight at Corpus Christ Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1982 times.
Northern Jacana at the Estero Llana Grande State Park south of Westlaco, Texas. It was one of three found in the Rio Grande Valley in 2006. Sept. 28, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2141 times.
Check out the long toes on the Northern Jacana, which enable it to walk on lily pads and thick scum on a pond. Sept. 28, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2084 times.
Willet at the Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1958 times.
Willet showing the bold pattern of its wings. Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1443 times.
Long-billed Curlew in Rockport Bay, Rockport, TX. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1975 times.
Lesser Nighthawk at Santa Ana NWR, south of Westlaco, TX. Jan. 17, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1997 times.
Common Nighthawk roosting out in the open on the Bolivar Peninsula. April 24, 2004.
Viewed: 2348 times.
Common Nighthawk resting in Dick Kleburg Park, Kingsville, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2001 times.
Golden-fronted Woodpecker at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1957 times.
Another of the Golden-fronted Woodpecker.
Viewed: 1999 times.
Golden-fronted Woodpecker in Hazel Brazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1923 times.
Great Kiskadee at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1970 times.
Great Kiskadee in Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2007 times.
Couch's Kingbird in Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 25, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2019 times.
Green jay at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2014 times.
Grasshopper Sparrow along Pattison Road northwest of Katy. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2419 times.
Northern Cardinal at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2014 times.
Great-tailed Grackle along FM 2855 northwest of Katy. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2394 times.
Altamira Oriole at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2062 times.
Altamira Oriole at Bentsten-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1924 times.
Altamira Oriole at Bentsten-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2001 times.
The bleachers in the Boy Scout Woods at High Island. There are several pools, or tiny ponds, with drippers and misters to attract the birds.
Viewed: 2550 times.
Roseate Skimmer dragonfly in Estero Llano Grande State Park south of Westlaco, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2069 times.
Collared Javelina at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2122 times.
Large garden spider (?) at Pollywog Pond west of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Viewed: 1948 times.
Muscovey Duck flying over the Rio Grande River at Salineno, Texas. Unfortunately, I didn't realize the camera setting had changed. Feb. 8, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1869 times.
Black Vulture over Anzalduas County Park south of Mission, Texas. Feb. 8, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1856 times.
Turkey Vulture soaring over Anzalduas County Park south of Mission, Texas. Feb. 8, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1862 times.
Cooper's Hawk cruizing by just west of Anzalduas County Park south of Mission, Texas. Feb. 6, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1718 times.
Red-crowned Parrots on the west side of Weslaco, Texas, part of a flock of over 150 parrots. Feb. 7, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1684 times.
A Yellow-headed Parrot grooming a Red-crowned Parrot in Weslaco, Texas. Feb. 6, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1590 times.
Inca Dove at Falcon State Park near Salineno, Texas. Feb. 6, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1499 times.
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