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 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 little Broad-headed Skink (Eumeces laticeps) has had an encounter with a predator, most likely some bird, that has marred her beauty but saved … [Read more...] about Broad-headed Skink Eumeces laticeps, A tale of Tails.
Northern Shoveler ducks belong to the species Anas clypeata in the family Anatidae. The distinguishing feature of this species is the large … [Read more...] about Shoveler Ducks Have Big Bills
During our first December in West Texas, we experienced an ice and snow storm that left its aftermath on the ground through New Year's. During this … [Read more...] about Female Cardinal During Winter