Bubulcus ibis

  • Carmen knew she had a properly colored beak, elegant plumage and needed a mate, but the boys at the dance were just being a little too pushy . . .


By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Birds|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Pushy
  • Julie-Marie was once again reminded that on the humid Texas Gulf Coast there were more than a few bad hair days . . .

Bad Hair Day

By |May 27th, 2019|Categories: Birds, Glamor, Texas|Tags: , |Comments Off on Bad Hair Day
  • The Friday night poker game were competitive--at stake were the top nest sites in the rookery. The lower nest sites always had sanitary issues from the nests above.  This was serious poker  . . .


By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Birds|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Poker
  • Randy hated this time of the year; the ticks were everywhere.  Unlike the cattle egrets who ate ticks, Randy didn't; in fact he didn't even have a good beak for getting rid of them . . .

Checking for Ticks

By |April 21st, 2019|Categories: Birds|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Checking for Ticks
  • True, Bradley didn't move very fast, but it was a free ride after all, and the tick and mosquito lunch was all you can eat--also  free . . .

Free Ride

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Birds, domestic animals|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Free Ride
  • When Bobby Jim heard they were going to film a Daffy Duck movie, he quickly applied for the leading Daffy role, only to be told he didn't look "Daffy enough . . ."

Not Daffy Enough

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