February in the Panhandle

Here’s a few photographs from the last week or so. It’s not been too bad of a winter this year-no really bad storms or severe cold snaps, so far.  I’ve seen some pretty deep snows around here in March, though, so I’m still not putting up my long johns. Here’s a few photos from the…

A Couple of Wrens

Rock Wrens are year round residents here in the Texas Panhandle and in the spring their songs echo in the canyons around Lake Meredith. They are pretty quiet this time of year though and so are harder to find. I was lucky enough to run across this one as I was walking one cold morning…

Last Weeks of October

I didn’t get out much the last few weeks of October and the few times I did, the weather was not cooperative. Cloudy skies, rain, and wind kept my excursions short, but I did manage to bring home a few good shots.  The outing were a much needed opportunity to recharge after difficult days, both…

Winter Birds

Some more of the winter residents around Meredith. Marsh Wren.  This guy was singing his head off. Song Sparrow. Canvasback and a Ring-billed Gull. Ring-billed Gull.

Another Good Week of Birding

I had another good week of birding; the weather was nice and we even had rain today.  I don’t know how much, but it rained fairly steady for about 12 hours and the temp stayed above freezing so the roads weren’t bad at all.  There was still quite a bit of ice on Meredith yesterday…