The Dragon Wagon

The Dragon Wagon
The landscaping changes often.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Choke Canyon State Park

In mid February we spent a couple of days at Choke Canyon State Park in south-western Texas.  This is a major birdwatching area.


Harris's Hawk




Crested Caracara




White-tailed Deer



Collared Peccary (aka Javelina)




Interesting growths on the trees



Great Egret



Yellow-rumped Warbler



Green Jay





Male and female Northern Cardinals
 





Friday, February 10, 2017

Sonoran Desert Museum - 2017

We recently spent a day revisiting the Sonoran Desert Museum near Tucson, Arizona.  One of the activities we really like are the raptor flight programs.


The following birds were part of the morning show:

Raven



Great Horned Owl







Ferruginous Hawk






After the morning raptor show, we viewed other animals.

Bighorn Sheep




Coati



Cactus blossoms




Prairie Dog



Burrowing Owl



Mexican Gray Wolf



Chuckwalla lizards



Venomous snakes




Anna's Hummingbirds






A dove with colorful eyes



Cactus Wren



The following birds were part of the afternoon raptor show:

Grey Hawk






Barn Owl






Harris's Hawk