Archive for April, 2015

Onion Creek

April 11, 2015  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Onion Creek

Flowing through McKinney Falls St. Park is Onion Creek, Clear and cool on this morning..and super fun for Lexi to fetch some sticks

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McKinney Falls

April 10, 2015  |  Austin  |  1 Comment

Back in Austin and just outside of town is a wonderful St. Park, Mckinney Falls. We hiked Mckinney with Chase, Jen’s Cousin.

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Chase Checks out the falls with his Son Liam, and Lexi

Chase Checks out the falls with his Son Liam, and Lexi

 

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National Sea Shore

April 9, 2015  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on National Sea Shore

Just a few more shots I really liked from the Padre Island National Sea Shore..

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Padre Island National Sea Shore

April 8, 2015  |  Outdoors  |  Comments Off on Padre Island National Sea Shore

Jen and I drove S. of Port Aransas a bit and visited the National Sea Shore.. a protected place that still looks like it did about 100 years ago.. amazing..

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White Tailed Falcon!

White Tailed Falcon!

 

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Western Meadowlarks

Western Meadowlarks

Pups on the Dune

April 7, 2015  |  Dogs  |  Comments Off on Pups on the Dune

The Dogs were Loving it.. up and down on the small dunes near the ocean…

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Pups on the Beach

April 6, 2015  |  Dogs  |  1 Comment

You can drive on the beach in Texas, and Jen and I drove as far down as we dared, and let the pups of leash for a romp!

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Chief looks on From Above

Chief looks on From Above

 

Casino Howls!!

Casino Howls!!

 

Little Paws

Little Paws

 

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Birds of Port A

April 3, 2015  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Birds of Port A

Most of these were shot while we waited to see both the Cinnamon teal ( shot below) and a groove billed Ahni, we saw both but most of the Shots of the Ahni were blurry..

 

Jelly fish on shore

Jelly fish on shore

 

Little Blue Heron

Little Blue Heron

 

Roseate Spoonbill

Roseate Spoonbill

 

Green wing teal

Green wing teal

 

cinnamon teal

cinnamon teal

 

Pie Billed Grebe

Pie Billed Grebe

Winter Birds in Port Aransas

April 2, 2015  |  Birds  |  Comments Off on Winter Birds in Port Aransas

These were some of the species that stayed in Port A over the winter..

Roseate Spoonbills

Roseate Spoonbills

 

Downy Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

 

Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

 

White Ibis

White Ibis

 

Great Egret

Great Egret

 

Greenwing Teal

Greenwing Teal

Full Moon

April 1, 2015  |  Outdoors  |  1 Comment

The Sun Set and A Full Moon Rose.. we had such a wonderful walk on the beach

The Sun Sets on a fine day

The Sun Sets on a fine day

 

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Full Moon Rises

Full Moon Rises

 

Ghost Ship

Ghost Ship

 

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Interstellar body

Interstellar body