Large all white bird with pink facial skin. Long thick down curved bill is orange. Legs are red. Probes in the mud for insects. This one was feeding at the muddy edge of a pond in Brazos Bend State Park.
A large noisy flock in a pond at Brazos Bend State Park. They are a medium-sized duck with a long neck, long pink legs, chest and back rufous, face gray, bill red, belly black and a large white patch on the back of the wings.
A large dark bulls eye in front of the eyes. This is a very large dragonfly with a length of 2 3/4 to 3 1/8 inches (68 to 80 mm). The thorax of the male is brownish green to yellowish green and unmarked. The abdomen is bright blue, changing to green towards the rear, and marked with black. The female is primarily yellowish green and marked with brownish black on the abdomen. These are in the wheel position on vegetation in a pond at Brazos Bend State Park.
Saw several from 12" to about 7'. None seemed at all concerned by the many people walking past.
Growing in a pond