Monday, June 30, 2014

Barker Dam Road: Hiking and biking with a grand view (and often an nice breeze)










Saturday, June 28, 2014

Flowers and Butterflies in June and July

Indian paintbrush silhouetted against sky on top of Barker Dam 
Variegated Fritillary 
Shades of green: Green Milkweed amidst green grass



Mexican Hat

Gulf fritillary sipping nectar from Indian Paintbrush flower 



Barker Reservoir greenery with Indian Paintbrush plants in foreground 

Barker Dam Road (June 2014 with high water)

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Beautiful Birds on Buffalo Bayou

Head and bill of Great White Egret in macro view
Snowy egret at the water
Egrets at confluence of drainage channel outside the dam
 with Buffalo Bayou 
Night heron (profile)


Great white egret, snowy egret, night heron in the water
Spoonbill in flooded George Bush Park 
Three common large water birds at Highway 6 bridge
over Buffalo Bayou
Night heron and Great White Egret fishing together

Snowy Egret