The camera traps I set have often captured red-tailed hawks at our Beaver Pond since I have been monitoring the wildlife at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus beginning in 2015. Most of the photo captures show these hawks just sitting at the pond edge as if they are looking over their domain. There was one set…Read More
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Can You Live Without Nature?
“There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot.” – Aldo LeopoldRead More
Mystery of Carolina Wren Continues
The mystery of our little Carolina wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) continues. It was on February 13, 2017, that I noticed the swallow nest was empty. It continued to be empty. The wren apparently vanished. I’ve had empty nest syndrome. Every night I look for his tail sticking out of the nest. Every once in a while…Read More
Camouflage of Great Horned Owl
The great horned owl is still hanging around the main part of the Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge in perfect camouflage among the dormant trees. While his dead cotton wood tree is now long gone, he’s not far from it. These owls ear tufts are so distinctive. I’ve never heard it call or its deep, stuttering…Read More