Throwback Thursday – 1st White-tailed Deer

First, white-tailed deer I captured during my seven-year wildlife conservation study. During the course of this research, I have discovered that white-tailed are very curious mammals.

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What the Water Tank Brought

In June 2021, a 3RF conservation volunteer and friend bought a livestock water tank to replace a metal one that had long seen better days. We placed the tank under a honey mesquite tree to protect it near the pollinator garden.   A Reconyx camera was secured to the mesquite tree to hopefully capture the newly…

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Common Nighthawks Evening

The afternoon began with coyotes, turkey vultures, and wildflowers. It ended with trying to capture bats with an echometer. What greeted us instead were four common nighthawks Chordeiles minor flying over the Beaver Pond foraging for their dinner.    Soundless in their flight except for the wingbeats they put on an aerobatic show of swooping and diving over…

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