Bubulcus ibis

  • 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  . . .

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

By |December 13th, 2018|Categories: Birds|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Not Daffy Enough

Frog Legs

After the storm muddied the waters, fishing on the Gulf Coast had been tough, but the frog leg supply seemed to be holding up . . .

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Birds, Fishing, Food, Reptiles & Amphibians, Texas|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Frog Legs