2010-04 Hill Country Photo Safari with David Cardinal Photo

  • Elm Bottom Creek Pond
    Elm Bottom Creek Pond
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#2530
    Larry Jackson
  • Elm Bottom Creek
    Elm Bottom Creek
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#2532
    Larry Jackson
  • Elm Bottom Creek
    Elm Bottom Creek
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#2534
    Larry Jackson
  • Block Creek
    Block Creek
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#2536
    Larry Jackson
  • House Finch
    House Finch
    Carpodacus mexicanus - male.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4630
    Larry Jackson
  • Lesser Goldfinch
    Lesser Goldfinch
    Carduelis psaltria - male.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4661
    Larry Jackson
  • Lesser Goldfinch
    Lesser Goldfinch
    Carduelis psaltria - female.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4688
    Larry Jackson
  • Lesser Goldfinch
    Lesser Goldfinch
    Carduelis psaltria - male.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4746
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-crested Titmouse
    Black-crested Titmouse
    Baeolophus atricristatus
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4674
    Larry Jackson
  • House Sparrow
    House Sparrow
    Passer domesticus - male.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4678
    Larry Jackson
  • Brown-headed Cowbirds
    Brown-headed Cowbirds
    Malothrus ater - male (displaying) & female.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4694
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird
    Black-chinned Hummingbird
    Archilochus alexandri - female.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4759
    Larry Jackson
  • Lark Sparrow
    Lark Sparrow
    Chondestes grammacus
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4768
    Larry Jackson
  • Wild Turkey
    Wild Turkey
    Meleagris gallopavo - female.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4788
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird
    Black-chinned Hummingbird
    Archilochus alexandri - male.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4884
    Larry Jackson
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker
    Golden-fronted Woodpecker
    Melanerpes aurifrons - male.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#4915
    Larry Jackson
  • Lincoln's Sparrow
    Lincoln's Sparrow
    Melospiza lincolnii
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#7524
    Larry Jackson
  • Northern Cardinal
    Northern Cardinal
    Cardinalis cardinalis - male.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 26, 2010
    2010-04-26#7529
    Larry Jackson
  • Barn
    Barn
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#4931
    Larry Jackson
  • Harris's Hawk
    Harris's Hawk
    Parabuteo unicinctus - rescued birds of prey were brought to the ranch and flown for us to take photos.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#1590
    Larry Jackson
  • Lanner Falcon
    Lanner Falcon
    Falco biarmicus
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#1637
    Larry Jackson
  • Eastern Screech-owl
    Eastern Screech-owl
    Megascops asio
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#4971
    Larry Jackson
  • Eastern Screech-owl
    Eastern Screech-owl
    Megascops asio
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#4990
    Larry Jackson
  • Great Horned Owl
    Great Horned Owl
    Bubo virginianus - orphaned owl that still exhibits juvenile behavior in maturity.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5034
    Larry Jackson
  • Red-tailed Hawk
    Red-tailed Hawk
    Buteo jamaicensis - Jesses removed in photoshop.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5106
    Larry Jackson
  • Red-tailed Hawk
    Red-tailed Hawk
    Buteo jamaicensis
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5148
    Larry Jackson
  • Red-tailed Hawk
    Red-tailed Hawk
    Buteo jamaicensis - on the handler's glove.
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5152
    Larry Jackson
  • Harris's Hawk
    Harris's Hawk
    Parabuteo unicinctus
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5201
    Larry Jackson
  • Harris's Hawk
    Harris's Hawk
    Parabuteo unicinctus
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5252
    Larry Jackson
  • Lanner Falcon
    Lanner Falcon
    Falco biarmicus
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5288
    Larry Jackson
  • Lanner Falcon
    Lanner Falcon
    Falco biarmicus
    Laurels Ranch, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5292
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-bellied Whistling-ducks
    Black-bellied Whistling-ducks
    Dendrocygna autumnalis - on the Elm Bottom Creek Pond.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5326
    Larry Jackson
  • Canada Goose
    Canada Goose
    Branta canadensis
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5333
    Larry Jackson
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird
    Ruby-throated Hummingbird
    Archilochus colubris, female - best guess due to the presence of a male.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5396
    Larry Jackson
  • Vermilion Flycatcher
    Vermilion Flycatcher
    Pyrocephalus rubinus - male.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5420
    Larry Jackson
  • Vermilion Flycatcher
    Vermilion Flycatcher
    Pyrocephalus rubinus - female.
    Turkey Hollow, Block Creek Natural Area, Kendall County, Texas, April 27, 2010
    2010-04-27#5431
    Larry Jackson
  • Antelope Horn
    Antelope Horn
    Asclepias asperula
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1685
    Larry Jackson
  • Texas Bluebonnets
    Texas Bluebonnets
    Lupinus texensis
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1687
    Larry Jackson
  • Drummond's Phlox
    Drummond's Phlox
    Phlox drummondii
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1688
    Larry Jackson
  • Bitterweed
    Bitterweed
    Helenium amarum
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1691
    Larry Jackson
  • Hole-in-the-sand
    Hole-in-the-sand
    Nicolletia edwardsii
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1692
    Larry Jackson
  • Lace Hedgehog
    Lace Hedgehog
    Echinocereus reichenbachii
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1694
    Larry Jackson
  • Desert Christmas Cholla
    Desert Christmas Cholla
    Cylindropuntia leptocaulis
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1696
    Larry Jackson
  • Texas Bluebonnets
    Texas Bluebonnets
    Lupinus texensis - variation.
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1699
    Larry Jackson
  • Southern Dogface on Bitterweed
    Southern Dogface on Bitterweed
    Zerene cesonia & Helenium amarum
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1700
    Larry Jackson
  • White Prickly Poppy
    White Prickly Poppy
    Argemone albiflora ssp texana - with a juvenile grasshopper or katydid.
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1702
    Larry Jackson
  • Milfoil
    Milfoil
    Achillea millefolium - commonly called Yarrow.
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1709
    Larry Jackson
  • Water Striders
    Water Striders
    Gerris specie - mating.
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1713
    Larry Jackson
  • Texas Vervain
    Texas Vervain
    Verbena halei
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1719
    Larry Jackson
  • Poppy
    Poppy
    Non-native plant growing on the ranch we visited for the photo session.
    Enchanted Rock Area, Texas, April 28, 2010
    2010-04-28#1723
    Larry Jackson