Banding American Kestrels

In June, a team from Audubon and the Raptor Center banded 5 young chicks from a American Kestrel box along the Mississippi River.  I was fortunate enough to watch from a distance at the quick procedure.

Spring Babies

Came across 2 adult and 2 quite young Killdeer in our hotel parking lot.  Spent Saturday night in Guthrie, Oklahoma on the way home and these guys were running around out back.

Last visit to Cibolo Nature Park

We’re leaving Texas tomorrow and I decided to hike Cibolo Park one last time.  We’ve seen 97 species on this trip and thought it’d be fun to reach 100.  After scanning the feeders and the creek, I hiked through some head high thistle.  Hearing a faint...