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Plano Outdoor Learning Center - Bob Woodruff Park - Oak Point Nature Preserve

Birds and natural history - notes and photos

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Bird checklist

 

 


2016


 
Jul 2
Question Mark
Jul 24
Distinct Sparganothis Moth
 
 
Mar 26
White-lined Sphinx moth
Apr 9
Rough Pea
Jun 11
Standing Cypress
 
Jan
Mar 6
Trout Lily
Mar 20
Black-bellied Whistling Duck
 


2015


 
Nov 7
Red Admiral
Dec 5
Snow Goose
 
 
Aug 29
Neon Skimmer
Sep 5
Nine-banded Armadillo
Sep 12
Tawny Emperor
 
July 18
Swamp Darner
Aug 8
Yellow-billed Ciuckoo
Aug 22
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
 
June 27
American Water-willow
July 4
Gulf Fritillary
July 11
Gulf Fritillary
 
May 15
Great-tailed Grackle
May 31
Black Vulture
June 13
Walking Stick
 
Mar 14
Coyote
Mar 21
fungus
Mar 28
Luna Moth
 
Jan 10-31
Barred Owl
   
 


2014


 
Nov 23
overcast morning at Oak Point
Dec 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk
 
 
Sep 27
Gray Catbird
Nov 1
Nov 8
 
Sep 6
Yellow Warbler
Sep 13
Devil's Claw
Sep 20
Jumping Spider (Phidippus putnami)
 
Jul 4
grasshopper
Jul 12
Green Anoles
Jul 19
Roemer's Sensitive-Briar
 
Mar 22
LeConte's Sparrow
Jun 15
Yellow Passion Flower
Jun 21
 
Jan 4
Great Blue Heron
Jan 26
Western Meadowlark
Feb 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
 


2013


 
Sep 7
Amberique-bean
Oct 12-26
Red Velvet Ant
Nov 2
Ring-necked Duck
 
Aug 17
Western Kingbird
Aug 24
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Sep 2
Tall Goldenrod
 
July 13
Painted Bunting
July 20
Aug 3
Western Kingbird
 
June 22
'Supermoon'
June 29
'Supermoon'
July 6
American Kestrel
 
May 18
Solitary Sandpiper
June 1
Great Horned Owl
June 15
Silvery Checkerspot
 
Apr 6
Solitary Sandpiper
Apr 13
Texas Star
May 2-4
Killdeer
 
Mar 10
Franklin's Gull
Mar 16
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Mar 30
Eight-spotted Forester
 
Jan 5
Eastern Bluebird
Jan 26
Ruddy Duck
Mar 2
Great Horned Owls
 


2012


 
Aug 25
Red Saddlebags
Sep 1
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Sep 22
Cardinalflower
 
 
June 23
Snow-On-The-Prairie
July 1
Cane Bluestem
July 14
Northern Mockingbird
 
 
June 2
White Water Lily
June 9
Pickerelweed
June 16
Gulf Fritillary
 
 
Mar 24
Mourning Doves
Mar 31
Bee-like Robber Fly
May 26
Standing Cypress
 
 
Feb 19
Greater Roadrunner
Mar 3
Peach blossom
Mar 17
Eight-spotted Forester
 
 
Jan 28
Sunrise at Oak Point
Feb 4
Reddish Egret
Feb 11
American Goldfinch
 
Jan 1
Rowlett Creek
Jan 7
White-throated Sparrow
Jan 14
Cattails
       
 


2011


       
 
Dec 10
Wilson's Snipe
Dec 24
Purple Finch
Dec 28
Northern Shoveller
       
 
Oct 8
Diamond-backed Water Snake
Nov 19
Tall Goldenrod
Dec 3
Carolina Wren
 
Aug 27
Wasp on Marsh Fleabane
Sep 5
Delaware Skipper
Sep 17/24
Blue Sage
 
July 9
Widow Skimmer
July 16
Western Kingbird
July 30
Black-and-white Warbler
 
May 28
Starry Campion
June 24
Roughstem rosinweed and Illinois Bundleflower
July 2
Arge Tiger Moth
 
Apr 16
American Snout
May 14
Lesser Yellowlegs
May 21
Old Morton Vale Road, Oak Point
 
Mar 26
Apr 2
Plano Outdoor Learning Center woods
Apr 10
Little Wood Satyr
 
Feb 5
Tufted Titmouse
Mar 12
Mexican Plum
Mar 19
Filaree
 
Jan 8
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Jan 29
Northern Harrier
Feb 2
Cooper's Hawk
       
 


2010


       
 
Nov 20
Fall colors
Dec 4
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Dec 11
sunrise at Oak Point
 
Sep 4-6
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Sep 11
Praying Mantis
Oct 2
Sunset - Bob Woodruff Park
 
Aug 14
Ebony Jewelwing
Aug 21
Nine-banded Armadillo
Aug 28
Leavenworth's Eryngo
 
July 24
Superb Cicada
July 31
Tall Gaura
Aug 7
Tall Gaura
 
June 26
Giant Robber Fly
July 3
Mallard family
July 17
Neon Skimmer
 
June 5
American Rubyspot
June 12
Eastern Cottontail
June 19
Eastern Amberwing
 
May 15
Coreopsis
May 22
Raccoon
May 29
Tachinid Fly
 
Apr 17
Common Green Darner
Apr 24
Swainson's Thrush
May 13
Nodding Thistle
 
Mar 27
Red-eared Slider
Apr 3
Dotted Blue-eyed Grass
Apr 11
Texas Paintbrush
 
Feb 20
Cedar Waxwing
Mar 6
Question Mark
Mar 13
Inca Dove
 
Jan 30
Downy Woodpecker
Feb 6
Harris's Sparrow
Feb 13
Red-winged Blackbird
 
Jan 2
Black Vultures
Jan 16
Red-shouldered Hawk
Jan 23
White-winged Dove
   
 


2009


       
 
Dec 12
Eastern Red Cedar
 
Oak Point Nature Preserve
 
Cottonwood tree
 
Nov 15
Merlin
Nov 21
Southern Spreadwing
Nov 28
domesticated Muscovy
 
Oct 24
Oak Point Nature Preserve
Oct 31
Monarch and Queen
Nov 7
 
Sep 26
Monarch
Oct 3
Texas Aster
Oct 17
Fox Squirrel with pecan
 
Sep 5
Prairie Goldenrod
Sep 13
Plegadis ibis
Sep 19
Plegadis ibis
 
Aug 15
Gulf Fritillary
Aug 22
Luna Moth
Aug 29
Rambur's Forktail
 
July 26
Buckeye
Aug 2
Mourning Dove
Aug 8
Robber Fly
 
June 20
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
June 27
Familiar Bluet
July 18
Hummingbird Clearwing moth
 
May30
Copperhead
June 6
Lemon Beebalm
June 13
Northern Paper Wasp

 

Apr 4
American Goldfinch
Apr 11
Fiery Skipper
May 23
Green Anole

 

Mar 14
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Mar 21
Six_Spotted_Tiger_Beetle
Mar 28-29
Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher

 

Jan 24
Tufted Titmouse
Feb 21
Ring-billed Gull
Mar 1 / 8
Crow Poison
       
 


2008


       

 

Nov 24
Eastern Pipistrelle
Dec 6
Great_tailed_Grackle
Dec 31
Opossum

 

Nov 1
Swamp Sparrow
Nov 9
Red_shouldered_Hawk
Nov 22
Winter Wren

 

Sept 6
Powdered Dancer
Sept 14
Red_spotted_Purple
Sept 20
balloon_festival

 

July 8
sunflower
Aug 2
Robber Fly
Aug 23
Snowy Egret

 

May 17
Copperhead
May 24
Black_crowned_Night_Heron
May 31
pond

 

Mar 30
Wood Duck
Apr 20
Red-winged Blackbird
May 11
Robber Fly

 

Feb 10
Green Heron
Feb 17
Starlings
Feb 22
Mallard

 

Last updated July 24, 2016

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