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  1. Dark-eyed Junco

    Dark-eyed Junco

    Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis cismontanus) “Slate-colored Junco”.
  2. Cooper's Hawk

    Cooper's Hawk

    Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
  3. Red-tailed Hawk

    Red-tailed Hawk

    Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
  4. Greater Yellowlegs

    Greater Yellowlegs

    Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca) Winter plumage.
  5. Red-Shouldered Hawk

    Red-Shouldered Hawk

    Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) I am leaving for Costa Rica for a few weeks. I took one of my hard drives in to see if they could recover any pictures after having a complete system crash. I have had small incremental successes getting everything restored. I now know complete restoration...
  6. American Pipit

    American Pipit

    American Pipit (Anthus rubescens rubescens)
  7. Mourning Doves

    Mourning Doves

    Mourning Doves (Zenaida macroura)
  8. Oblique Streaktail, A Hoverfly

    Oblique Streaktail, A Hoverfly

    Oblique Streaktail (Allograpta obliqua: Syrphidae) 6-7 mm (0.24-0.28 in) long. A hoverfly. Foraging on green poinsettia (Euphorbia dentata: Euphorbiaceae)
  9. American Kestrel (female)

    American Kestrel (female)

    American Kestrel (Falco sparverius sparverius) female.
  10. American Crow

    American Crow

    American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos brachyrhynchos)
  11. Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike

    Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides)
  12. European Starling

    European Starling

    European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) also known as the Common Starling. Vocalizing but I am not sure about it singing.
  13. Eight Turkey Vultures, Three Black Vultures cleaning up a  deer carcass

    Eight Turkey Vultures, Three Black Vultures cleaning up a deer carcass

    Eight Turkey Vultures (Cathartes aura aura), Three Black Vultures (Coragyps atratus atratus) on the remnants of a deer carcass. East of Salado, Bell County, Texas, USA. Blackland Prairie vegetation area. Roadside, pastureland at ca. 195 m (640 ft) elevation. November 2022
  14. Brown-headed Cowbird, 1st yr bird

    Brown-headed Cowbird, 1st yr bird

    Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater ater) 1st yr bird, an obligate brood parasite.
  15. Lark Sparrow

    Lark Sparrow

    Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus grammacus)
  16. Vesper Sparrow

    Vesper Sparrow

    Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) East of Salado, Bell County, Texas, USA.
  17. White-crowned Sparrow (adult)

    White-crowned Sparrow (adult)

    White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) adult. Perched in a cedar elm tree (Ulmus crassifolia: Ulmaceae) with leaf senescence.
  18. Red-winged Blackbird, male non breeding

    Red-winged Blackbird, male non breeding

    Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus megapotamus) non breeding male.
  19. A Mouser

    A Mouser

    American Kestrel (Falco sparverius sparverius) male with mouse.
  20. Crested Caracara, 1st yr bird

    Crested Caracara, 1st yr bird

    Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus audubonii) 1st yr bird.
  21. American Kestrel, hovering male

    American Kestrel, hovering male

    American Kestrel (Falco sparverius sparverius) male.
  22. Common Checkered Skipper

    Common Checkered Skipper

    Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis: Hesperiidae). Wingspan 1.9-3.2 cm (0.75-1.25 in).
  23. Texas Spiny Lizard

    Texas Spiny Lizard

    Texas Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus olivaceus: Phrynosomatidae) 19.0-27.9 cm (7.5-11.0 in) long.
  24. Red-tailed Hawk and Common Grackle

    Red-tailed Hawk and Common Grackle

    Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) being attacked by a Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula).
  25. Hackberry Emperor

    Hackberry Emperor

    Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis: Nymphalidae) Wingspan 5.1-6.4 cm (2.0-2.5 in).
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