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Observer

pufferchung

Date

August 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

My desert rose
I bought this plant many years ago, this is the first time it blooms...

  1. UVIVF
  2. UV Bug vision
  3. Regular light

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What

Texas Skeleton Plant (Lygodesmia texana)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

July 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Ultraviolet photography, shot by a full spectrum camera with UV bug filters stack

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What

Cliff Chirping Frog (Eleutherodactylus marnockii)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

July 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found it in my backyard.

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What

Cliff Chirping Frog (Eleutherodactylus marnockii)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

July 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I heard two in my backyard, only found this one.

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What

Roughstem Rosinweed (Silphium radula)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

June 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

The 3rd picture is UVIVF
The 4th picture is Ultraviolet photography

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What

Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

June 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

The 3rd picture is UVIVF
The 4th picture is Ultraviolet photography

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What

Giant Lichen Orbweaver (Araneus bicentenarius)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

June 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)

Observer

mvargas2

Date

May 9, 2021 07:50 PM CDT

Description

This was taken by our friends backyard camera and I even got to see them in person when I went over!

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What

Green Toad (Anaxyrus debilis)

Observer

sandboa

Date

May 12, 2021 11:00 PM CDT

Description

MixPre 280
The first (shorter) recording has both Green Toads and Western Narrow-mouthed Toads calling together. You can hear the buzzy trill of the Green Toad is slightly lower pitched than the nasal whine. The trilling characteristic of the Green Toad helps distinguish it from the Narrowmouth.

The longer recording has more of both again, as well as a few short interjections by a Texas Toad. The long clip starts with the Green Toad(s) and then the Narrowmouthed Toads come in at about 4-5 seconds with their nasal whine.

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What

Common Spotted Whiptail (Aspidoscelis gularis)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

May 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

?? Are they mating or fighting??

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What

Purple Pleatleaf (Alophia drummondii)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

May 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Found a lot of these beauties today!
Human vision vs UV + bug vision filter
Purple Pleatleaf (Alophia drummondii) produces a few flowers, which only last a single day.
The flowers secretes fatty acid floral oil, instead of sweet nectar.
The main pollinators of Alophia drummondii are oil bees.

See the 5th picture, F
"Centris lanosa female collecting oil from Alophia drummondii (Grah.). R.C Foster. The brown smear on bee’s scutum is Alophia pollen. (F) "
References: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312404544_Vogel's_Great_Legacy_The_Oil_Flower_and_Oil-Collecting_Bee_Syndrome

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What

Showy Fanpetals (Sida lindheimeri)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

May 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I am not 100% sure. A very unusual flower, I've never seen one before. The flower is about 1"
The 3rd picture is UV + bug vision filter

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What

Three-toed Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina ssp. triunguis)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

May 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I googled it, let me know if it's incorrect.

A very healthy box turtle, I've never seen one in Central Texas before. Amazing!

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What

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

May 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Grew from seeds that I collected in the wild
UV Bee vision

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What

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

May 2021

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Grew from seeds that I collected in the wild
Flower with UV nectar guide
Bee vision

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What

Western Narrow-mouthed Toad (Gastrophryne olivacea)

Observer

sandboa

Date

May 1, 2021 07:46 PM CDT

Description

Eastern and Western Narrow-mouthed Toads calling together here.

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What

Gray Treefrog (Hyla versicolor)

Observer

sandboa

Date

May 1, 2021 07:46 PM CDT

Description

Both species of Gray Treefrog here.
Gray Treefrog right at the beginning and again at 10 seconds.
Cope's Gray Treefrog calls throughout.

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What

Hurter's Spadefoot (Scaphiopus hurterii)

Observer

sandboa

Date

May 1, 2021 09:44 PM CDT

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What

Blue Curls (Phacelia congesta)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

April 19, 2021 09:55 PM CDT

Description

Second photo was taken with 365 nm light. My first photos with a new uvBeast v3 flashlight.

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Observer

cliftonladd

Date

April 24, 2021 08:44 PM CDT

Description

Crab spider on Texas pricklypoppy (Argemone aurantiaca). The first photo was shot under 365 nm UV light, and the second photo was taken with regular white light flash. The pricklypoppy flower is pure white under visible light and is dark red under UV, not the brilliant white that is typical of most white objects under UV light. The crab spider shines so brightly with fluorescence that it reflects off the flower.

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What

Houston Toad (Anaxyrus houstonensis)

Observer

rrommel

Date

April 2010

Place

Private

Description

Austin County.

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What

Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

March 31, 2021 05:59 PM CDT

Description

The second picture is UV bug filter

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What

Winecup Mallow (Callirhoe involucrata)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

March 31, 2021 06:05 PM CDT

Description

The second and third picture is UV Bug filter
https://www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/KTXOGLES6

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What

Stemmy Four-nerved Daisy (Tetraneuris scaposa)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

March 31, 2021 05:41 PM CDT

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What

Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger)

Observer

ruddergrl

Date

February 1, 2021 10:33 AM CST

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Observer

greglasley

Date

September 3, 2020 11:45 AM CDT

Description

My wife took this cell phone image of a female Efferia in our yard today. Likely not identifiable past genus level.

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What

Texas Map Turtle (Graptemys versa)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

November 5, 2019 11:30 AM CST

Description

We found this little turtle hanging on to a small stick about 5 feet from the bank of the Colorado River.

With Gabi Casares, Patrick Lombeida, Aaron Haynes, and John Williamson.

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Observer

pufferchung

Date

November 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Deadly Ground crab spiders

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What

Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum)

Observer

danimacedo

Date

November 10, 2020 11:14 AM UTC

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What

White-lip Globe Snail (Mesodon thyroidus)

Observer

brendaladd

Date

November 9, 2020 08:09 AM HST

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What

Plains Leopard Frog (Lithobates blairi)

Observer

beschwar

Date

September 6, 2020 10:11 AM CDT

Description

Lake Marvin dam

Frog being eaten by a snake. A series showing the process is on another observation for the snake.

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/60065312

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What

Western Ribbon Snake (Thamnophis proximus)

Observer

beschwar

Date

September 6, 2020 10:10 AM CDT

Description

Lake Marvin dam

This snake had caught a frog and I watched it eat it. The entire process took ~30 seconds.

Frog observation is here:

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/60065313

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

karla17

Date

May 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Screen shots from game camera video. Game camera was on a fence line near a wet-weather creek and north-facing slope with mature ashe juniper trees.

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What

Texas Blind Snake (Rena dulcis)

Observer

caudisona

Date

June 14, 2020 01:56 PM CDT

Description

Cleaning out eastern screech owl box one month after two owlets fledged from box. Found one dud owl egg and a single desiccated Rena dulcis. Snake likely brought in by adults, possibly as food item but perhaps as a nest housekeeper. Next year I’ll open the box a week after fledging. Last photo from April 2020. Snake to be accessioned at Biodiversity Collections (UT-Austin).

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What

Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

June 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Volunteer plants in my front yard, planted by wild birds
The second picture is a sunflower 's Ultraviolet photo, taken by my full spectrum camera + special made filter. Also known as "Bee vision".

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What

Cenizo (Leucophyllum frutescens)

Observer

mako252

Date

May 15, 2020 08:28 PM CDT

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What

Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)

Observer

ckrough

Date

April 11, 2019 07:43 PM CDT

Description

This observation is for the owlet.

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What

Pearl Milkweed (Matelea reticulata)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

April 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Plateau Milkvine (Matelea edwardsensis)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

April 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

thausler

Date

May 2017

Place

Private

Description

Westcave Preserve

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

clarix

Date

Missing Date

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

codystricker

Date

March 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Blueberry Mason Bee (Osmia ribifloris)

Observer

annwieding

Date

March 6, 2020 10:31 AM UTC

Description

Trap in front window. Took a picture, then trapped with glass and released.

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What

Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

March 2020

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What

White-lined Sphinx (Hyles lineata)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

February 2020

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

I have a beautiful visitor tonight!

Birds

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What

Birds (Class Aves)

Observer

yeahmayra

Date

November 20, 2019

Description

Saw it outside the window from work

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What

Flag-footed Bug (Anisoscelis affinis)

Observer

entomike

Date

November 6, 2009 10:08 PM CST

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

sandboa

Date

May 2011

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

tdavenport

Date

May 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Big Springs Ranch, Real County Texas

Photos / Sounds

What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

rtshaw80

Date

April 2014

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Friedrich Park - San Antonio Texas

Photos / Sounds

What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

mwbirdco

Date

April 2017

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

jumping_cactus

Date

August 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

mikmurphy

Date

April 2008

Place

Private

Description

A male golden-cheeked warbler (Dendroica chrysoparia) perches in a Texas madrone tree on Los Madrones ranch in western Travis County, TX.

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

a-tristis

Date

March 2018

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

romeyswanson

Date

April 2018

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia)

Observer

guyincognito

Date

April 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Wolf Spiders (Family Lycosidae)

Observer

pufferchung

Date

March 22, 2019

Description

Found it next to Bull Creek, with lots babies on its back

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What

Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

February 3, 2019 12:25 PM CST

Description

At Wolfweed Wetlands

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What

American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

February 3, 2019 11:55 AM CST

Description

A congregation of juvenile alligators at Wolfweed wetlands.

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What

Houston Toad (Anaxyrus houstonensis)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

February 2003

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Male on left; female on right

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What

Green Lynx Spiders (Genus Peucetia)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 16, 2019 09:28 AM -05

Description

In a flower on evening primrose (Oenothera speciosa).

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What

Berlandier's Yellow Flax (Linum berlandieri)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 16, 2019 01:37 PM -05

Description

Leaves are up to about 8-10 mm long, and minutely puberulent (visible with a 15x hand lens).

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What

Razor-backed Musk Turtle (Sternotherus carinatus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 31, 2016

Description

Caught in Elizabeth Creek at IH-35W, southwest Denton County. Loafing on the bottom of the creek in water about 4 feet deep.

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What

Western Chicken Turtle (Deirochelys reticularia ssp. miaria)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

April 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Chicken turtle Deirochelys reticularia

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What

Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

May 4, 2016 02:51 PM CDT

Description

Hit a window, but flew to tree nearby.

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What

Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

May 19, 2016 07:02 PM CDT

Description

Found crossing SH-7, approximately 3.7 miles east Of Kosse, Limestone Co., TX.

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What

North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

November 2016

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Captured in a turtle trap in area about 7 miles east of Bremond, Robertson County, TX

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What

Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

November 1, 2017 09:07 PM CDT

Description

Photo taken with a game camera positioned at a small gap in fence. A gray fox has come through almost every night since I put it up on Oct. 1, 2017.

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What

Western Ratsnake (Pantherophis obsoletus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

June 5, 2004 05:09 PM CDT

Description

Captured in yard on same day as captured a plain-bellied water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster).

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What

Plain-bellied Watersnake (Nerodia erythrogaster)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

June 5, 2004 02:40 PM CDT

Description

Captured in yard on same day as we captured a western rat snake (Pantherophis obsoletus). Photo 3, unfortunately fuzzy, shows a gulf coast toad (Incilius nebulifer) that the plain-bellied watersnake regurgitated.

June 5, 2019 update. See iNat 26536473. A plain-bellied watersnake was seen again, in the same small pond, exactly 15 years later (to the day). These are the only two times we have ever seen this species in our yard.

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What

Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 24, 2018 05:00 PM CDT

Description

I found these two zebra mussels attached to an old bicycle wheel that I accidentally hooked with my kayak anchor. In water about 25 feet deep, under the IH-35 bridge, north-bound frontage road.

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What

Western Ratsnake (Pantherophis obsoletus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

December 22, 2015 05:16 PM CST

Description

Texas rat snake crawling on ledge outside my office window.

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What

Barred Owl (Strix varia)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

August 23, 2018 07:37 PM CDT

Description

In my backyard tonight. We have a screech-owl nest box in this plateau live oak tree that has had successful nests every year 2008-2018, plus very regular use by screech-owls at all other seasons, but no screech-owls seen here in the last couple of months. I’ve heard barred owls around my neighborhood in the last 2-3 years, but this is first observation in our yard. Photo taken from about 20 feet with iPhone.

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What

Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

October 2018

Description

At least 2 males and 3 females (based on relative sizes).

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What

Cuatro Cienegas Cichlid (Herichthys minckleyi)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

October 2018

Description

Rio Mezquites

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What

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

October 18, 2018 03:39 PM CDT

Description

At the Mesquite feeder.

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What

Giant Leaf-footed Bug (Acanthocephala declivis)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

December 27, 2016 02:04 PM CST

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Observer

cliftonladd

Date

December 2, 2018 02:57 PM CST

Description

I found 14 bot fly larvae attached to the pharynx and upper esophagus of a white-tailed deer. Length about 12mm to about 25mm. The deer was harvested on 1 December 2018 at 7:24 am, and was promptly field dressed, skinned, quartered, and refrigerated. The head was refrigerated about 6 hours after harvest, until it was dissected about 36 hours after harvest. The larvae were alive at the time of dissection.
See also https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/18785378.

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What

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 31, 2016 09:27 AM CDT

Description

See also https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/18945523

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What

Bobcat (Lynx rufus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 31, 2016 10:40 AM CDT

Description

P01[254]323-256-409-000h-0017-c11-l084-02-0360-1080-0359-1079[000]LB00-1

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What

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

December 2018

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Mexican Honey Wasp (Brachygastra mellifica)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

December 29, 2018 12:06 PM CST

Description

Nest is about 12 inches diameter, and about 15 feet above ground in a 6-inch DBH cedar elm (Ulmus crassifolia). I did not see any bees, but the air temperature was 45 degrees F, and got down to the low 30’s the night before. (I could not find any sign of this nest on 3-15-19.)

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Observer

cliftonladd

Date

February 19, 2019 10:12 AM CST

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Observer

cliftonladd

Date

February 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

February 27, 2019 11:09 PM CST

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What

Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

April 10, 2011

Description

Eastern screech-owl, with a rat. Photo copyright 2011 Brenda Ladd.

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What

Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

May 18, 2015 08:05 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

May 27, 2015 07:53 AM CDT

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What

Black Rat (Rattus rattus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

April 3, 2011 05:59 PM EDT

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What

American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 8, 2019 09:11 PM CST

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What

White-lip Globe Snail (Mesodon thyroidus)

Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 12, 2019 08:06 PM CDT

Description

We found this little guy walking down Tierra Buena Road, heading south.

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Observer

cliftonladd

Date

March 12, 2019 09:24 PM CDT

Description

There were about 1 or 2 of these per square meter in low (about 10 cm tall) herbaceous vegetation along side of road, next to a pond. Each one would glow for a few seconds, then go off a few seconds. (According to texasento.net, only the females emit light.)