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:


Great Horned Owl

Ferruginous Hawk

After the morning raptor show, we viewed other animals.

Bighorn Sheep


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