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May 17 2015

  • Saw Monarch Butterfly flying north across upper pasture.
  • Blanco River flooded the low water crossing at noon, it was passable the next morning.
  • Saw 2 small Nine lined racing Lizards
  • Saw Rose Finch
  • Saw Porcupine at Milo ans Sunflower seed feeding area
  • Heard Golden-cheeked Warbler
  • Saw Turkey
  • Planted one ounce Maximillian Sunflower seeds at septic spray area and at hay barn pond
  • Saw Possum

Blanco River flooded at Vulture Gulch. This image is used as a "before " picture to compare to the big 50 foot flood rise on May 23, 2015, Memorial Day weekend. Compare this image to Journal entry May 23, 2015 for perspective.

Posted in Census, Habitat, Food, 2015 Journal

April 27 2015

  • Completed transfer of fish and some tadpoles from holding tank to pond.
  • Windstorm broke several Red Oaks and fallen dead trees
  • 1/4 inch of rain
  • Saw Rock Squirrel take old paper towel, presumably to its nest.
  • Heard Golden-cheeked Warbler
  • Saw painted bunting at seed ball for millet
  • Saw Spiny Lizard

Texas Spiny Lizard

Posted in Census, Habitat, Food, 2015 Journal

January 27 2015

  • Saw 3 Possums and a Ringtail Cat at the seed bowl feeders on the porch at night.
  • Marked China Berry trees to remove at river bottom land
  • Consulted about muddy pond
  • Saw Osprey
  • Removed 8 large China Berry Trees and treated with stump remover
  • Rescued Golden-cheeked Warbler from seed feeder.

Canyon Wren at the meal worm bowl. The bowl was covered with a thin layer of dog food crumbs to keep the bees away. It is the only thing found that will discourage the bees, but not the birds. Little songbirds to not mess with bees. This photo was taken from inside the house through a bird-screened window.

Posted in Census, Habitat, Food, 2015 Journal

November 04 2014

  • 2 inches of rain!
  • Saw many little brown birds  that must have blown in with the cold front
  • Refreshed Hummingbird feders, reduced the number of feeders to four.

Raccoon (and other night mammals) special treat: Dog food, peanuts, bird seed and grapes.

Posted in Census, Habitat, Food, 2014 Journal

October 11 2014

  • Refreshed Hummingbird feeders. It as been cold and not many Hummingbirds have been seen. Reduced the number of feeders to 6.
  • Saw Great Blue Heron 
  • Continued to remove KR Bluestem by hand around the house and along driveways

Posted in Census, Habitat, Food, 2014 Journal

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