What Would you Do?

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What would you do if you were out in the middle of nowhere and a wild animal laid down beside you? I’ve been chased by alligators, struck at by rattlesnakes and growled at by Bobcats, but this was a first for me! Coyotes are usually afraid of people and quite wary but this one seemedContinue Reading Tagged With:

Birds and Animals of Dry Habitats in Southern Texas

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Although I spend a fair amount of time in wetlands, most of the habitats in southern Texas are hot and dry. Scrubby subtropical woodlands, grasslands, and brushlands are the most common types of habitats and they host hundreds of birds and animals. One of the more iconic species is the Greater Roadrunner. This fairly large terrestrial bird species is actually aContinue Reading Tagged With: , , , , , , , ,

Water is Where the Birds are in Texas

If you hadn’t noticed, Texas is a great place for birdwatching and bird photography. In fact, I would say that it might be the best state overall for birdwatching. We are blessed with a variety of habitats and one of the birdiest areas is the Lower Rio Grande Valley (and is why I spend so muchContinue Reading Tagged With: , , , , , , , ,

Young Coyote

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Coyote: I have seen and photographed so many coyotes during the past two months I’m starting to see them in my sleep. This particular coyote, seen off Lakeside Drive, came so close I could no longer photograph it and instead started talking to it. Hey, what else could I do? Tagged With: ,