When we first came to West Texas it snowed right before New Year's. It was a big snowstorm and I felt sorry for the local birds since finding food … [Read More...] about Curve-billed Thrasher Stops By For A Snack
I like Fringed Puccoons. They are a delight in the spring when things are perking up from their winter sleep and not much color is available for … [Read More...] about Fringed Puccoon- Funny Name, Beautiful Wildflower
I was headed home on a windy February day a couple of years ago when I happened to see a Loggerhead Shrike perched in a young sapling. Normally when I … [Read More...] about Loggerhead Shrike-The Tiny Killer Songbird
This image shows a European Wild Hog in sedges near a marsh. Sus scrofa is the parent species to the domestic hogs we raise and consume for food. Pigs … [Read More...] about European Wild Hogs, Ham And Bacon To You And Me!
The mesa on the right shows a layer of limestone that is part of the Caprock which underlies the great plains in North America. Most of the soils in … [Read More...] about Descent from the Caprock to Permian Soils near Flomot, Motley Co. Texas
The common Ostrich, Struthio camelus is the largest bird in the world and is the fastest bird on land. Pictured above is a female wandering about her … [Read More...] about The Biggest Bird In The World