We stayed up to see the lunar eclipse (blood moon) early this morning. It was a spectacular sight to behold. Photos taken from 1:54 a.m to 2:12 a.m central time […]
An added bonus when you look up and watch the skies, a pair of red-bellied woodpeckers. Spotted at McKinney Falls State Park. Linking to Skywatch Friday.
Swainson’s Hawk and the first pair of Scissor-tailed Flycatchers I’ve seen this spring. Spotted at a power line and pole where E. William Cannon Drive and McKinney Falls Parkway intersects […]
The Statesman Capitol 10,000 is the largest 10K race in Texas and one of the top 10 in the nation. In its 37th year, the Cap10K took place on April […]
A thirsty male Northern cardinal.
“The Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) is a bird of prey, one of three species colloquially known in the United States as the “chickenhawk,” though it rarely preys on standard sized […]
We’re lucky to have an ornamental pear tree right by our balcony which changes color during fall and have blooms around the second week of March. It encourages a lot […]
Lark Sparrow We had another pleasant bird walk last Sunday with the guidance of Shelia Hargis & Laurie Foss, who were both very patient to newbies like us. We went […]
Last Saturday we went to the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, here in Austin. We’ve been planning to go since hubby hasn’t gone to a rodeo yet and we […]
We couldn’t get enough of this male vermilion flycatcher with its vibrant red breast. It has been seen at Hornsby Bend since November of last year. We first saw this […]
We were mindful of the time change when we woke up at five, early this morning since we didn’t want to be late for an organized bird walk led by […]
We were at Hornsby Bend two weeks ago, when we saw this pair of male and female downy woodpeckers foraging for food. They flitted from one branch to another but […]