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Willets fall into two sub-species, Eastern and Western. Easterns Winter in S. America and return in March, so in winter all we see are the Westerns on the Gulf coast. 131 more words

Galveston Birds

Apffel Morning Feeders

A brief stop in the East End yesterday morning. Here’s a Lesser Yellowlegs coming in for a landing.

Lesser Yellowlegs

Roseate Spoonbill
Blue-winged Teals

Some of the larger waders will flap wings to scare up hiding fish. 39 more words

Galveston Birds

Three To Capture (2015)

1. Moment.
2. Thought.
3. One more cat.
To find-
Too many on an island.


Top Five Reasons to Cruise from Galveston

(Before you even ask, YES those are my toes…sitting on the lanai at Murdoch’s Gift Shop on the Seawall, listening to the waves and sipping on a daiquiri. 522 more words

2014 APRIL: Adventures

This is a story of a family who decided to make a change…part 1 of our journey begins here.

Now that the house is in order I wanted to keep it that way and with two rambunctious boys the easiest way to do that was to keep them out of the house as much as possible. 559 more words


A Little Bird Fallout

Yellow-throated Vireo

Galveston saw a very rainy front move through on Saturday and on Sunday morning my back yard was alive with little migrants. Alas, there was lingering cloud cover of the dark, brooding, sun blocking type, so I was mostly confined to enjoying my birds via binocular. 198 more words

Galveston Birds