We're in California visiting the new granddaughter. Walking with Gracie the dog, we spotted a dead bird. Ants had worked it over; it was mostly feathers and bones, including one wing. Looking at the wing, Paul started mulling over things he knew about wings. There was a shoulder, then one bone connected to two bones and then a couple of bones that sort of looked like fingers.
Spring migration of hummingbirds is in full swing across North America. Victorians in the hummers' eastern flyway saw their first migrating ruby-throated hummers about mid-March.
Spring is here; coastal bay and estuary temperatures are above 60 degrees.
BEEVILLE - Jennifer Robertson is the fastest woman on a motorcycle in the world, but she could be even faster.
53rd annual Wild Game Tournament Final Results
First Annual Hickory Stick Open
If you have an antique, wooden club that you would like to know the history of, Max Hill is your guy.
If you have ever night-hunted for flounder on coastal bay flats or in the Laguna Madre, as Paul did in his youth, another hunter - flat needlefish - is a familiar sight, flashing silver near the water's surface.
Learning about native plants in Mary's family meant learning about blooming plants. Mother most enjoyed pansies. After pansies piqued Mary's interest, she turned more to wildflowers.
Is nutsedge a nasty weed or an ancient Egyptian aristocratic delicacy? The answer to the question is both.
I fondly remember the cover story of Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine in July 2002. The photo rendered a stunning, flowing stream with a bold font reading, "The State of Water."
Whether it's a bee, a coyote, a hummingbird, a teenager in a mall or a guy in a hardware store, each hunts, searching for prey. If they know where prey is, each will go there straightaway.
Pop was right - the best Christmas presents last all year. What should your gifts be for your yard/habitat? You can help wildlife by caring for them when the weather's cold and food sources are scarce and also by preparing for their needs for next year.
Rest Texas coastal ponds, prairies and marshes for 14 days, throw in an Arctic cold front and watch the ducks appear. Open the second split of duck season on a full moon and watch ducks sit for most of the morning.
Blake Daniel comes from a flipping family.