Sunday, April 26, 2015

Nature Appreciation in Cullen Park (and Trail) in April



Green lizard on bird house (nesting box) 
Caterpillar dangling on a thread 
Perfect wheel - Yellow Bull Thistle flower 

Ladybug in a tree 
Admiral Butterfly on foliage
Delicate wood sorrell 

A very thin and tiny dragonfly on a leaf 
Intense yellow in fives 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Bird-watching in George Bush Park in April


Common species among the large birds: Great White Egret, Snowy Egret, Ibis, Night Heron, Tricolored Heron, Great Blue Heron, Little Blue Heron, and an occasional Spoonbill.

Great white egret with long yellow bill on the edge of
the woods 
 Ibisis foraging in a rain-drenched field

Great White Egret on the water's edge 


White egret landing - Spoonbill on the edge of the water 



Sunday, April 19, 2015

Duck pond in George Bush Park South



No Swimming or Wading sign, bu it only
applies to human park visitors 

Duck-crossing ahead warning sign on S. Barker-Cypress 
Duck Pond in George Bush Park - South
East or S Barker-Cypress Road