119 Photos - Dec 30, 2011
Photo: Katy Prairie, near Houston, TXPhoto: Water lily, Katy PrairiePhoto: Quintana Bird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Brazos Bend State Park, west of HoustonPhoto: Big Thicket National Preserve, East TexasPhoto: Big Thicket National Preserve, East TexasPhoto: Elvis ate here! BBQ joint in East TexasPhoto: Bottomland at Martin Dies State Park, East TexasPhoto: Bottomland at Martin Dies State Park, East TexasPhoto: Bottomland at Martin Dies State Park, East TexasPhoto: Lily? East TexasPhoto: Jones State Forest, near Conroe, Texas, home to the Red-cockaded WoodpeckerPhoto: Pine forest managed as Red-cockaded Woodpecker habitat, Sam Houston National Forest, East TexasPhoto: Red-headed Woodpecker, East TexasPhoto: Northern Cardinal, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Painted Bunting, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Blue Jay, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Scissor-tailed Flycatchers, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Eastern Kingbird, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Eastern Kingbird, showing red crown stripe, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Eastern Kingbirds, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, near Lake Conroe, East TexasPhoto: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, near Lake Conroe, East TexasPhoto: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, near Lake Conroe, East TexasPhoto: Molting Summer Tanager, gorging on mulberries, High Island, TexasPhoto: Summer Tanager, gorging on mulberries, High Island, TexasPhoto: Prothonotary Warbler, Brazos Bend State Park, west of HoustonPhoto: Prothonotary Warbler, Brazos Bend State Park, west of HoustonPhoto: Waterthrush sp (?), Galveston, TexasPhoto: Louisiana Waterthrush, High Island, TexasPhoto: Alligator on the trail at Brazos Bend, east of HoustonPhoto: Alligator on the trail at Brazos Bend, east of HoustonPhoto: Alligator on the trail at Brazos Bend, east of HoustonPhoto: Turtles (sp?) on the upper Texas CoastPhoto: Turtle (sp?) in the road at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Turtle (sp?) in the road at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Gulf Fritillary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: A very worn butterfly (sp?), East TexasPhoto: East Texas spiderPhoto: Brazos Bend dragonflyPhoto: Cool mayfly (sp?), East TexasPhoto: Reddish Egret, Mustang Island, TexasPhoto: Reddish Egret, Mustang Island, TexasPhoto: Reddish Egret, Mustang Island, TexasPhoto: Juvenile Reddish Egret and White Ibis, High Island, TexasPhoto: White phase Reddish Egret, Packery Channel, Mustang Island, TexasPhoto: Great Egret nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Snowy Egret nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Roseate Spoonbill nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Roseate Spoonbill nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Great Egret nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Great Egret nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Great Egret nestlings at High Island, TexasPhoto: Great Egret nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Juvenile Roseate Spoonbill at High Island, TexasPhoto: Roseate Spoonbill nest at High Island, TexasPhoto: Mated Snowy Egrets at High Island, TexasPhoto: Cattle Egret, Texas CoastPhoto: Little Blue Heron, Jasper Fish Hatchery, East TexasPhoto: Mottled Duck mother and ducklings, High Island, East TexasPhoto: Blue-winged Teal, somewhere in East TexasPhoto: Mottled Duck mother and ducklings, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Laughing Gull, Bolivar Ferry, GalvestonPhoto: Laughing Gull, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Laughing Gulls, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Laughing Gull, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Sandwich Terns, Quintana Beach, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Black Skimmer, Quintana Beach, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Least and Black terns, Quintana Beach, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Black Skimmers, Quintana Beach, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Black Skimmers and Royal Tern, Quintana Beach, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Black Skimmers, Quintana Beach, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Sandwich Terns, Quintana Beach, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Royal Terns and Sanderlings, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Royal Tern and Sanderlings, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Royal, Forster's, and Sandwich terns, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Forster's Tern, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Forester's Terns, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Royal Terns courting, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Sandwich Tern, from the ferry, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Black Skimmers, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Black Skimmers, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Caspian and Royal terns, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Forster's and Sandwich terns, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Royal Terns, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Royal Terns, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Forster's and Royal terns, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Commmon Moorhen with chicks, Brazos Bend State Park, east of HoustonPhoto: Commmon Moorhen chicks, Brazos Bend State Park, east of HoustonPhoto: Commmon Moorhen with chicks, Brazos Bend State Park, east of HoustonPhoto: Commmon Moorhen with chicks, Brazos Bend State Park, east of HoustonPhoto: Commmon Moorhen with chicks, Brazos Bend State Park, east of HoustonPhoto: King Rail, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, east TexasPhoto: King Rail, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, east TexasPhoto: King Rail, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, east TexasPhoto: Baird's Sandpiper, High Island, East TexasPhoto: Long-billed Dowitcher and Stilt Sandpiper, High IslandPhoto: Piping Plover, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Piping Plover, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Semipalmated Plover, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Semipalmated Plover, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Sanderlings in breeding plumage, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Sanderlings and Ruddy Turnstone, Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Willet chasing down a Sandwich Tern for an easy meal, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Displaying Buff-breasted Sandpiper, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Displaying Buff-breasted Sandpiper, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Killdeeer, hiding a fledgling under her belly, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Lesser Yellowlegs, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Killdeeer with fledgling, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Killdeeer with fledgling, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Killdeeer with fledgling, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, East TexasPhoto: Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary, upper Texas CoastPhoto: Anhinga, Brazos Bend State Park, west of HoustonPhoto: Yellow-billed Cuckoo, GalvestonPhoto: Chuck-Will's-Widow, east TexasPhoto: Chuck-Will's-Widow, east TexasPhoto: Greater Roadrunner, east Texas