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What

Double-crested Cormorant (Nannopterum auritum)

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 1, 2018

Description

Quick lunch by the Trinity River -- working on some presentations for the end of this week. Anyways, I had to spend at least a little time outside!

Double-crested Cormorant - Photo (c) José Antonio Linage Espinosa, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by José Antonio Linage Espinosa
mcm's ID: Double-crested Cormorant (Nannopterum auritum)
Added on March 1, 2023
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Double-crested Cormorant (Nannopterum auritum)

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 30, 2018

Description

Still more office work, so I went to a different library and then a different park at lunch time. It was a bit windy today, so I didn't stay out too too long. This is a nice park though: Marine Creek Lake Park.

Double-crested Cormorant - Photo (c) José Antonio Linage Espinosa, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by José Antonio Linage Espinosa
mcm's ID: Double-crested Cormorant (Nannopterum auritum)
Added on March 1, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Eastern Giant Swallowtail (Heraclides cresphontes)

Observer

sambiology

Date

September 29, 2016

Description

Took an extended bathroom break today at the office. It's great to be in a state park. :)

Eastern Giant Swallowtail - Photo (c) David Alan Rogers, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by David Alan Rogers
mcm's ID: Eastern Giant Swallowtail (Heraclides cresphontes)
Added on February 18, 2023
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Maritime Bluestem (Andropogon tenuispatheus)

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 30, 2018

Description

Still more office work, so I went to a different library and then a different park at lunch time. It was a bit windy today, so I didn't stay out too too long. This is a nice park though: Marine Creek Lake Park.

Andropogon glomeratus - Photo (c) Linda Jo Conn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Linda Jo Conn
mcm's ID: Complex Andropogon glomeratus, a member of Bluestems (Genus Andropogon)
Added on July 28, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

Photos / Sounds

What

Maritime Bluestem (Andropogon tenuispatheus)

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 3, 2018

Description

After meeting with some folks at LLELA about a bioblitz on October 13th (mark your calendars!), I at lunch at this little park and observed a few things.

Andropogon glomeratus - Photo (c) Linda Jo Conn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Linda Jo Conn
mcm's ID: Complex Andropogon glomeratus, a member of Bluestems (Genus Andropogon)
Added on July 28, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Maritime Bluestem (Andropogon tenuispatheus)

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 9, 2017

Description

Headed down to the Lower Rio Grande Valley for a staff meeting with the other urban wildlife biologists.

Explored Choke Canyon State Park, a lake recreational park with some really nice nature trails. Lots of really cool birds here.

Andropogon glomeratus - Photo (c) Linda Jo Conn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Linda Jo Conn
mcm's ID: Complex Andropogon glomeratus, a member of Bluestems (Genus Andropogon)
Added on July 28, 2022
Improving
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Maritime Bluestem (Andropogon tenuispatheus)

Observer

sambiology

Date

November 16, 2016

Description

On my way back up from giving a Master Gardener presentation on grasses, I saw some nice plants in Cresson, so I pulled over. :)

Andropogon glomeratus - Photo (c) Linda Jo Conn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Linda Jo Conn
mcm's ID: Complex Andropogon glomeratus, a member of Bluestems (Genus Andropogon)
Added on July 28, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

Photos / Sounds

What

Maritime Bluestem (Andropogon tenuispatheus)

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 31, 2016

Description

The internet was busted at the office today, so I went to the library to get stuff done. Afterwords, I stopped by Glenwood Park in Fort Worth.

Andropogon glomeratus - Photo (c) Linda Jo Conn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Linda Jo Conn
mcm's ID: Complex Andropogon glomeratus, a member of Bluestems (Genus Andropogon)
Added on July 28, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

Photos / Sounds

What

Maritime Bluestem (Andropogon tenuispatheus)

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 11, 2016

Description

Elizabeth and I stopped by Half Price Books after dinner, so I explored this creek for a little bit.

Andropogon glomeratus - Photo (c) Linda Jo Conn, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Linda Jo Conn
mcm's ID: Complex Andropogon glomeratus, a member of Bluestems (Genus Andropogon)
Added on July 28, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus)

Observer

greglasley

Date

March 7, 2016
Crested Caracara - Photo (c) Jamie Drake, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
mcm's ID: Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus)
Added on April 18, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Peppervine (Nekemias arborea)

Observer

sambiology

Date

September 24, 2016

Description

Had a wonderful time with a bunch of naturalists and nature photographers in the DFW urban wildlife group.

Peppervine - Photo (c) Mary Keim, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
mcm's ID: Peppervine (Nekemias arborea)
Added on August 19, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Taiwanese Rain Tree (Koelreuteria elegans)

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 21, 2016

Description

On my way down to the Texas Master Naturalist state conference, I stopped at High Island -- it wasn't during the "fall out" birding season, apparently, but it was still pretty nice to see the coast. :)

Taiwanese Rain Tree - Photo no rights reserved, uploaded by 葉子
mcm's ID: Taiwanese Rain Tree (Koelreuteria elegans)
Added on May 4, 2020
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What

Texas Needle Grass (Nassella leucotricha)

Observer

anewman

Date

April 24, 2020 10:00 AM CDT
Texas Winter Grass - Photo (c) Todd Jackson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Todd Jackson
mcm's ID: Texas Needle Grass (Nassella leucotricha)
Added on May 4, 2020
Supporting

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 21, 2017

Description

Spotted a few things at the park today, so I documented them! It almost felt like a spring day -- temps in the 70s and 80s, and many of the plants are leaving out already.

Checkered-Skippers, White-Skippers, and Allies - Photo (c) Francisco Farriols Sarabia, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Francisco Farriols Sarabia
mcm's ID: Checkered-Skippers, White-Skippers, and Allies (Tribe Pyrgini)
Added on February 28, 2020
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 5, 2016

Description

Had some trouble focusing on reading lots of grant proposals in the office, so I had to change the setting. I went to the library at Mountain Creek and at lunch, I walked around -- it's a cool area by the library!

Checkered-Skippers, White-Skippers, and Allies - Photo (c) Francisco Farriols Sarabia, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Francisco Farriols Sarabia
mcm's ID: Checkered-Skippers, White-Skippers, and Allies (Tribe Pyrgini)
Added on February 28, 2020
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Western Soapberry (Sapindus drummondii)

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 4, 2016

Description

I ate lunch at this little park right before I presented to some second graders at a school in Lewisville. It was super fun -- we talked about owls and adaptations. :)

Oh, and yeah, I spotted a few critters and plants at this park too -- I brought a couple to add to the show-and-tell. :)

Western Soapberry - Photo (c) Lisa Travis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Lisa Travis
mcm's ID: Western Soapberry (Sapindus drummondii)
Added on October 6, 2019
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Golden Silk Spider (Trichonephila clavipes)

Observer

benjamin_j_jones

Date

September 30, 2015 09:29 AM CDT
Golden Silk Spider - Photo (c) Elí García-Padilla, all rights reserved, uploaded by Elí García-Padilla
mcm's ID: Golden Silk Spider (Trichonephila clavipes)
Added on July 23, 2019
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Dolly Varden Crab (Hepatus epheliticus)

Observer

pcrnaturephotos

Date

June 20, 2017 03:09 PM CDT

Description

Calico Box crab. Found at shoreline of Quintana Beach

Dolly Varden Crab - Photo (c) Ondřej Radosta, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ondřej Radosta
mcm's ID: Dolly Varden Crab (Hepatus epheliticus)
Added on December 8, 2018
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What

Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)

Observer

wprnaturephotos

Date

January 21, 2016 04:41 PM CST
Eastern Phoebe - Photo (c) j_albright, all rights reserved
mcm's ID: Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)
Added on December 8, 2018
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What

Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Dryobates scalaris)

Observer

rrcreech52

Date

July 24, 2018 12:47 AM CDT

Description

Trail camera

Ladder-backed Woodpecker - Photo (c) Dmitry Mozzherin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
mcm's ID: Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Dryobates scalaris)
Added on November 19, 2018
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What

Water Canna (Canna glauca)

Observer

pcrnaturephotos

Date

October 11, 2018 11:11 AM CDT

Description

Large number of plants found blooming in coastal wetlands in San Bernard NWR

Water Canna - Photo (c) Gustavo Brito-Santos, all rights reserved, uploaded by Gustavo Brito-Santos
mcm's ID: Water Canna (Canna glauca)
Added on November 4, 2018
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What

Northern Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

Observer

kristinerivers

Date

October 27, 2018 04:48 PM CDT

Description

Approximately 1 1/2 - 2 inches with wings closed, taking nectar from flowers. Weather clear, approximately 80 degrees.

Red Admiral - Photo (c) Gilles San Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), uploaded by Gilles San Martin
mcm's ID: Northern Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Added on October 31, 2018
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What

American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)

Observer

sambiology

Date

October 30, 2018 01:46 PM CDT

Description

More nature on the walk to the restroom at the park!

American Snout - Photo (c) backyardmacrophotos, all rights reserved, uploaded by backyardmacrophotos
mcm's ID: American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
Added on October 31, 2018
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What

Gulf Cordgrass (Sporobolus spartinae)

Observer

anewman

Date

September 18, 2016 08:33 AM CDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Gulf Cordgrass - Photo (c) Ali and Brice, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ali and Brice
mcm's ID: Gulf Cordgrass (Sporobolus spartinae)
Added on August 24, 2018
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Parsley Hawthorn (Crataegus marshallii)

Observer

rednat

Date

March 16, 2018 03:03 PM CDT
Parsley Hawthorn - Photo (c) Chris M, some rights reserved (CC BY)
mcm's ID: Parsley Hawthorn (Crataegus marshallii)
Added on March 19, 2018
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What

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 6, 2018

Description

Tried once again to see if I could spot the reported 'little gull' out here at the lake this morning... but no luck. Just a lot of ring-billed gulls!

Mallard - Photo (c) anonymous, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
mcm's ID: Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Added on February 7, 2018
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What

American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 5, 2018

Description

Hundreds/thousands of robins flying around the park today!

American Robin - Photo (c) Dimitris Salas, all rights reserved, uploaded by Dimitris Salas
mcm's ID: American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
Added on February 7, 2018
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What

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 5, 2018

Description

There was a report of a 'little gull' at Arlington Lake yesterday, so I went to go look for it before work, assuming that it would be right by the shore. Welp, didn't find it. But I did see other stuff!

Pied-billed Grebe - Photo (c) Gordon Karre, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Gordon Karre
mcm's ID: Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)
Added on February 7, 2018
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What

American Coot (Fulica americana)

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 5, 2018

Description

There was a report of a 'little gull' at Arlington Lake yesterday, so I went to go look for it before work, assuming that it would be right by the shore. Welp, didn't find it. But I did see other stuff!

American Coot - Photo (c) arachphotobia, all rights reserved, uploaded by arachphotobia
mcm's ID: American Coot (Fulica americana)
Added on February 7, 2018
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What

Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)

Observer

sambiology

Date

February 1, 2018

Description

Right before I presented to the Iris Society, I ate dinner at the Fort Worth Trinity Park -- this duck pond is WAY over populated... I bet lots of loafs of bread are dumped here daily! :-/

Lesser Scaup - Photo (c) Matt Felperin, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Matt Felperin
mcm's ID: Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)
Added on February 3, 2018
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