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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Happy Birthday Guys

Happy Birthday Brian and Jim!!!
Hope both of you have a great day.

Friday, February 26, 2010

Hello Sun....

" Is it Spring yet !?! "
Mr Fluffy and Wife - Feb 25, 2010
Cuban Crocodile ( Crocodylus rhombifer )
Gladys Porter Zoo - Brownsville TX

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

New Approach to an Old Hobby

Pencils ( always ), oils ( a favorite ), acrylics ( sure on
certain projects ) but watercolor and ink ( completely
foreign to me ). I'll keep practicing....

Monday, February 22, 2010

Mighty Fleet

Shrimp Basin - Point Isabel, TX
Feb. 16, 2010

Shrimp Basin - Point Isabel TX
Feb. 16, 2010

Tied to the docks a once mighty fleet
dream of shrimping the Gulf of Mexico
again. High fuel prices, imported and farm
raised shrimp are a couple of reasons these
boats will never see open waters again.





Saturday, February 20, 2010

Come'n Home

Point Isabel / Ship Channel
Feb. 18, 2010

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Bed-Head

Red-Breasted Merganser (Male)
Jim's Pier, South Padre Island - Feb 16, 2010

Red-Breasted Merganser (Female)


Tuesday, February 16, 2010

My Valentine

Brown Pelican - 02-14-2010
Jim's Pier - South Padre Island

Was kinda nice to take an afternoon for myself

Thursday, February 11, 2010

High Ho Silver..........

Opps, thats not Silver - its Lalo :)

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

and More Birds

I can only guess at what he's upset about.
Screemer - Gladys Porter Zoo
November 12, 2009
You look'n at me?
Emu - Gladys Porter Zoo
November 29, 2009

Monday, February 8, 2010

Wildlife Expo

There was lots of fun to be had - Birding Center boardwalk
action.....
Raptor shows.....

and even our very own GPZ Education dept
and their out-reach animals. I'm looking
foreward to next years expo and hope to see it
grow.




Sunday, February 7, 2010

Newest Adoption


Holy, what was I thinking!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

What'cha eating?

Red-Crowned Parrot
Brownsville, TX - Jan. 06, 2010


Friday, February 5, 2010

"The Little Pelican That Could...."

Juvinile Brown Pelican
SPI Birding Center - Feb. 05, 2010
Just a little more...didn't think this kid was gonna get
up enough speed to get airborn :)
.......and there he goes

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Early to Rise.......

OMG, what a cold morning but one of the most breath-
taking sunrises I've ever seen !

Black Vulture - Jan. 30, 2010
King Ranch - Norias
Love the " used and abused " look

"Blue Bull" - Nilgai bull

White-tailed deer - Jan. 30, 2010
these young boys still had some fighting to do post rut

My friends, thank you so much for all the great
photo-ops !!!