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Hundreds of Purple Martins

Hundreds of Purple Martins are roosting at the Highland Mall area in Austin. This pre-migration roost attracts hundreds of purple martins each summer and its number builds around the middle […]
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These queen butterflies covered this patch of blue mistflower blooms at Wildseed Farms. They’re so gorgeous and relaxing to watch! Queen butterflies are closely related to the monarch butterfly but […]
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Last Friday, we drove to Fredericksburg to meet up with fellow Travis Audubon members and had an early dinner at Fredericksburg Brewing Company. I had a tasty pork stew made […]
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How time flies, it’s been almost three weeks since I posted and I missed y’all. I’ve been sick for most of those two weeks and slept a lot, so forgive […]
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I finally got a good opportunity to photograph the male bronzed cowbird in full display for the females. This was taken last Saturday when we joined the Travis Audubon Society’s […]
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I always loved watching hummingbirds but I didn’t do any serious birding until I saw the male painted bunting when we moved here in Austin. It’s the most beautiful bird […]
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Underwater Sights

These are underwater sights in my hometown, Dumaguete City, Philippines. I’m planning to visit this year and counting the days when I’ll enjoy walking in gorgeous sandy beaches and swimming […]
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Scrub Jay Bath

From one Western Scrub Jay to another: I need a bath, I’ve got to go. See you later! Hmm, it seems I have the pool to myself today. Here we […]
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Pipevine Swallowtail

The Pipevine Swallowtail or Blue Swallowtail (Battus philenor) is a swallowtail butterfly found in North America and Central America. The butterflies are black with iridescent blue hind wings. They are […]
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Hey Dude

White-winged Dove to Male House Finch: “Hey dude! Have you been to any good birdfeeder locations lately?” “Mmmm, never mind. He isn’t talkative today.” The white-winged dove said to himself. […]
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We had a great bird walk with our favorite guide, S. Hargis on the last day of the Balcones Songbird Nature Festival at Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge especially when […]
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