Archive for April, 2014

Mission San Jose

April 10, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Mission San Jose

After our hike at Mitchell lakes we popped in for a quick visit to Mission San Jose..The history is amazing at the churches built in the 1600’s.. And there was cactus!

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Cactus

April 9, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Cactus

We have a wide variety of Cactus down here in the lone star state!

Northern Shoveler, these can look like Mallards!

Northern Shoveler, these can look like Mallards!

 

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Mitchell Lakes

April 8, 2014  |  Birds  |  1 Comment

Just South of San Antonio we visited the Mitchell Lakes Audubon center.. nice place with a pretty long hike, we looped around 3-4 lakes for a good 2 hour hike.

Broad winged hawk?

Broad winged hawk?

 

 

Black necked Stilt

Black necked Stilt

 

 

Northern Shoveler

Northern Shoveler

 

 

Logger Head Shrike

Logger Head Shrike

 

 

Northern Shovelers

Northern Shovelers

Locals

April 7, 2014  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Locals

The Migration has certainly begun.. These were shout about 2 weeks or so ago.. and most likely all are local birds, in that they are not going to make the long journey and will hang here year round..

Vermillion Flycatcher

Vermillion Flycatcher

 

 

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Yellow rump warbler

Yellow rump warbler

 

 

American Pipet

American Pipet

 

 

Not to sure?

Not to sure?

Flowing water

April 4, 2014  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Flowing water

The Lake at Mueller has a few wonderful little pour overs to watch the water.. the ducks love it..we even saw a pie billed Grebe

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Ring Necked duck male and Female

 

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Pie billed Grebe

Pie billed Grebe

Mueller

April 3, 2014  |  Austin  |  Comments Off on Mueller

The old Airport in Austin has been reclaimed into a great place to live with a nice hiking trail, some trail art and a pretty good view of the campus..

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The Oasis

April 2, 2014  |  General, Outdoors  |  Comments Off on The Oasis

Usually everyone sees photos from the deck of this famous restaurant known for its awesome sunsets on Lake Travis.. here is what it looks like from the tip of Windy point..

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Shore of Lake Travis

April 1, 2014  |  General  |  Comments Off on Shore of Lake Travis

Here are some shots from our walk along the shore at Windy point.. Wind surfing spot for sure..

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