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August 11 2008

First rain in a very long time. Yet, still need to fill 1 thousand gallon rain tank from water well source for shallow pan drip. Also filled man-made pond with water hose from well source.

Posted in 2008 Journal, Census, Water

August 10 2008

Very dry conditions have limited the numbers of usual insects and bugs this year and as a result, fewer birds. Burn ban in county.

Captured many butterfly photos:

Caretaker's note: This was the first recorded sighting this year of the White Angled Sulphur in Hays County according to the butterfly experts at the Texas Lepidoptera Survey.

Posted in 2008 Journal, Census

August 09 2008

Fat ribbon snake near pond, likely eating frogs

Posted in 2008 Journal, Census

August 05 2008

Saw female Painted Bunting feeding on bristle grass

Posted in 2008 Journal, Census

August 02 2008

Caretaker's note: This is the first sighting of a porcupine on the Waterstone census list.

Posted in 2008 Journal, Census, Food

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