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: 2490 times.
Black-bellied Whisting-Ducks with one juvenile at Polliwog Pond east of Corpus Christi, Texas. Sept. 25, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2208 times.
Fulvous Whistling-Ducks along FM 2855 northwest of Katy. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2507 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: 2472 times.
Silver Fulvous Whistling-Duck. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2471 times.
Plain Chachalaca at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2135 times.
Brown Pelican on a wharf at Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1448 times.
Great Egret posing at the heron rookery at the Smith Woods at High Island. April 22, 2004.
Viewed: 2527 times.
Family of Great Egrets at the heron rookery at the Smith Woods at High Island. April 22, 2004.
Viewed: 2426 times.
Two Great Egret kids on the nest in the heron rookery at the Smith Woods at High Island.
Viewed: 2299 times.
Snowy Egret at Rockport, TX. Jan. 18, 2006. Panisonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2081 times.
Tri-colored Heron on its nest at the Smith Woods at High Island. April 22, 2004.
Viewed: 2448 times.
Reddish Egret at Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2098 times.
Reddish Egret fishing at a pond at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26. 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2180 times.
Reddish Egret at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2080 times.
Reddish Egret with a freshly-caught fish at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2089 times.
Cattle Egret resting at Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2091 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: 2347 times.
Roseate Spoonbill at the Smith Woods rookery at High Island. April 22, 2004
Viewed: 2504 times.
Harris's Hawk on the south side of Kingsville, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2030 times.
Immature White-tailed Hawk east of Santa Ana NWR, south of Westlaco, TX. Jan. 16, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2112 times.
White-tailed Hawk (subadult) on the south side of Kingsville, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2161 times.
White-tailed Hawk (subadult) in flight. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2020 times.
Crested Caracara at Laguna Atascosa NWR north of Brownsville, TX. Jan. 17, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2046 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: 2119 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: 2096 times.
Whooping Crane pair #2. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMc-FZ20.
Viewed: 2026 times.
Whooping Crane #3. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2037 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: 2085 times.
This Whooping Crane found a much smaller blue crab, more to its liking. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2076 times.
American Oystercatcher in flight at Corpus Christ Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2016 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: 2178 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: 2127 times.
Willet at the Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1993 times.
Willet showing the bold pattern of its wings. Corpus Christi Beach, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1467 times.
Long-billed Curlew in Rockport Bay, Rockport, TX. Jan. 18, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2012 times.
Lesser Nighthawk at Santa Ana NWR, south of Westlaco, TX. Jan. 17, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2038 times.
Common Nighthawk roosting out in the open on the Bolivar Peninsula. April 24, 2004.
Viewed: 2392 times.
Common Nighthawk resting in Dick Kleburg Park, Kingsville, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2041 times.
Golden-fronted Woodpecker at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1996 times.
Another of the Golden-fronted Woodpecker.
Viewed: 2042 times.
Golden-fronted Woodpecker in Hazel Brazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1957 times.
Great Kiskadee at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 2010 times.
Great Kiskadee in Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 26, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2050 times.
Couch's Kingbird in Hazel Bazemore County Park, Calallan, Texas. Sept. 25, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2057 times.
Green jay at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2050 times.
Grasshopper Sparrow along Pattison Road northwest of Katy. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2458 times.
Northern Cardinal at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2051 times.
Great-tailed Grackle along FM 2855 northwest of Katy. April 27, 2004.
Viewed: 2431 times.
Altamira Oriole at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2102 times.
Altamira Oriole at Bentsten-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1962 times.
Altamira Oriole at Bentsten-Rio Grande State Park, south of Pharr, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2043 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: 2580 times.
Roseate Skimmer dragonfly in Estero Llano Grande State Park south of Westlaco, Texas. Sept. 28, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2116 times.
Collared Javelina at Bentsen-Rio Grande State Park, TX. Jan. 15, 2006. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 2159 times.
Large garden spider (?) at Pollywog Pond west of Corpus Christi, Texas.
Viewed: 1992 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: 1905 times.
Black Vulture over Anzalduas County Park south of Mission, Texas. Feb. 8, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1893 times.
Turkey Vulture soaring over Anzalduas County Park south of Mission, Texas. Feb. 8, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1900 times.
Cooper's Hawk cruizing by just west of Anzalduas County Park south of Mission, Texas. Feb. 6, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1763 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: 1728 times.
A Yellow-headed Parrot grooming a Red-crowned Parrot in Weslaco, Texas. Feb. 6, 2008. Panasonic DMC-FZ20.
Viewed: 1643 times.
Inca Dove at Falcon State Park near Salineno, Texas. Feb. 6, 2008. Digiscoped.
Viewed: 1546 times.
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