Hummingbirds Are Back In West Texas!


Watch over a dozen species of hummingbirds swirl around the feeder in the Davis Mountains.

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May 25, 2018

American Robin Alights On Owl Pole And Sings

Enjoy this early morning pitstop by a singing American Robin on the Hellgate Osprey cam's owl pole.  

May 25, 2018

Cahow Chick "Sunny" Busily Preens Away Down

One look at his feather-covered bill, and you can see that Sunny has been hard at work preening away his natal down. With only a week or so to go before fledging, the young cahow's transformation into a sleek looking juvenile is occurring at a rapid pace!  

May 25, 2018

Female Osprey Chases Away Intruder While Holding Fish

On Skidaway Island, the female Osprey tracks an intruder (likely interested in a free meal) while feeding her chick. With the fish still in her talons, she darts off the nest in a vigorous aerial chase as soon as the intruder gets too close and drives the bird away into the cloudy blue backdrop. We wouldn't mess with this mama Osprey!