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September 27 2002

  • Kingfisher
  • Cardinal, baby at feeder
  • Turkeys, approximately 2 dozen roosting at river
    turkeys at river
  • Red tailed hawk, 2 at river
  • Hummingbird
  • Wren
  • Mourning doves, one dozen at barn
  • Chickadee, at feeder
  • Titmouse, at feeder
  • Scrub Jay
  • Coral snake, red, yellow, black stripes, 1 1/2 feet long, moving deliberately across trail to river behind barn towards river, disappeared under leaf little and log
  • Turtle in river, may be the same one released there last year
  • Owl dropping found in house under construction
  • Leopard frog, 2 at well
  • Frog egg mass in river
  • Lizards
  • Deer
  • Cat, black, near bard (plan trap)
  • Raccoon tracks and scat
  • Rabbit
  • Squirrel
  • Yellow jacket nest destroyed in walls of house
  • Garden spiders
  • Bass, one foot long
  • Mushroom, unidentified, near yucca at driveway

Posted in 2002 Journal, Census

September 25 2002

  • Removed 20 box elders along river trail, approximately 2000 sq. ft.
  • Revegitation plan:
    • Protect volunteer walnut and bois d'arc
    • add yaupon holly
    • elderberry
    • sycamore
  • Brush: secure tree brush tied onto stakes with wire, on contours at river bottom, to prevent downstream damage (will wait until winter when flowering plants have finished)

Posted in 2002 Journal, Habitat

July 29 2002

20 inches of rain in 24 days, low water crossing was flooded/impassible for 16 days, the longest ever

  • Lantana blooming
  • Land is lush, swales worked
  • Draw at river bottom filled with dirt, new trail accessible to north fence line
  • North goat fence secure
goat fence

Posted in 2002 Journal, Habitat

July 28 2002

Saw a fox

Posted in 2002 Journal, Census

May 22 2002

  • Canyon wren
  • Yellow bellied bird at river, long beak, long tail, smallish
  • Titmice
  • Yellow striped lizard

Posted in 2002 Journal, Census

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