Archive for April, 2014

Edinburgh

April 30, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Edinburgh

We stopped at the Edinburgh Wetlands on the way down to Mission Texas to stretch our Legs.. saw some nice stuff as we entered the Rio Grande Valley

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Monarch

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Long Billed Thrasher

Long Billed Thrasher

Some Elusive and some common birds

April 25, 2014  |  Birds  |  1 Comment

Hi Everyone.. greetings from Day 2 of the birding classic.. we have over 100 species and we are off to a great start… Here are a few shots from today mostly around S. Padre Island..

Easier to See  The Great Blue Heron

Easier to See The Great Blue Heron

 

 

Elusive for us.. the Clapper rail

Elusive for us.. the Clapper rail

 

 

Somewhat Elusive.. the Sora

Somewhat Elusive.. the Sora

 

 

Elusive, The Least Bittern

Elusive, The Least Bittern

 

 

Old Man Great Blue Heron

Old Man Great Blue Heron

 

 

Easy.. The Laughing Gull

Easy.. The Laughing Gull

Romping

April 22, 2014  |  Dogs  |  Comments Off on Romping

Our Little furry friends out for a romp near Granger Lake

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Crash!

April 21, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Crash!

Or maybe Just abandoned over time…we walked up on this after a couple of miles on the N. Side of Decker lake..

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The Other side of Decker

April 18, 2014  |  Dogs, Outdoors  |  1 Comment

Normally off limits and closed the other side of decker is beginning to open up. the power plant is no longer on line and the fence on the other side has been opened up. We took a short hike and looked around.. dense trees..fishermen.. and the pups loved it..

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Decker in the Afternoon

April 17, 2014  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Decker in the Afternoon

We headed over to one of our favorite spots for the dogs.. Decker lake..Saw some birds!

American Robin Migrating through

American Robin Migrating through

 

Local Black Vulture

Local Black Vulture

 

Red Wing Black birds Ganging up

Red Wing Black birds Ganging up

 

Gang of Red wings

Gang of Red wings

 

Field Sparrow?

Field Sparrow?

Near Granger Lake

April 16, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Near Granger Lake

A couple of shots of the creek below the Dam at Granger lake.. a couple of the lake itself from up on the north side, and 2 shots on the bottom of Mayfield preserve. We had a blast exploring around looking for birds..

 

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Around San Antonio

April 15, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Around San Antonio

Down around San Antonio Texas here.. a few random shots..Gotta love South Texas!

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Longhorn Cavern

April 14, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Longhorn Cavern

Located near Inks Lake Jen and I stopped by for an Above ground look around at Longhorn Cavern St. Park.. There are some very cool OLD CCC structures

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Buddies

April 11, 2014  |  Dogs  |  2 Comments

Chuck and Casino are best buddies.. and these little furry ones are the BEST!

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Buddies

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Even on a walk they hang out together

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