Final Autumn Visit to the Bear River Refuge

Originally posted on BlueRavenBirders:
October 7, 2018 The movement of the wind in the reeds is quite hypnotic.  This is a movie, click on the image to get to the Flickr site to play it. Smiling Pied billed grebe. I think he really looks like he’s got a secret. They have done a controlled burn in parts of the refuge, more effort in trying to… Continue reading Final Autumn Visit to the Bear River Refuge

Barred Owl Spotted in East Dallas Along Santa Fe Trail

Originally posted on Wild Dallas:
Owls are more often heard than seen. On my walks in East Dallas, I often pause when I hear owls hooting. Their calls occasionally emanate from the dense trees along White Rock Lake. I visited the lake many times in recent months in search of owls and their babies, as barred owl families often nest there. But the owls remained… Continue reading Barred Owl Spotted in East Dallas Along Santa Fe Trail