Archive for September 2014

Gray Squirrel –

gray squirrel

Gray Squirrel – The Gray Squirrel is the most common squirrel in the U.S.  I love their big bushy gray tail, and watching it move when they run.  It twitches and takes a different form at every step following along like a tail on a kite. Squirrels […]

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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

scissor-tail flycatcher

Scissor-tail Flycatcher The Scissor-tailed Flycatcher has a descriptive name that tells you the major things about it.  They eat insects, like flies, and have long tails with two parts like scissors.  The tail of the male is twice as long as his body. The great thing about […]

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Paper Wasp –

paper wasp

Paper Wasp – Paper wasps make their nests out of a substance exactly like paper.  The materials they use are small plant fibers harvested from their surrounding area.  Then the wasps glue the fibers together with their saliva.  They make a large umbrella-shaped and waterproof nest out […]

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