Spotting a Red-tailed Hawk Nest

In March 2016 I noticed a large nest high in a hackberry tree at Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus. At that time I could only speculate on the bird it might belong to. Along came April. The trees had erupted in green, camouflaging any signs of a nest. I almost forgot to stop the Gator to…

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Secret Lives of Roadrunners – Part 2

And so the secret lives of greater roadrunners (Geococcyx californianus) continues at Comanche Springs.  This camera trap was very active with roadrunners and cottontails triggers for the last month. I have no idea how in the world this image was captured or what was going on to capture it. The roadrunner is not in flight,…

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