Prairie Dog on Hawk Alert! It was on watch and spotted a bird, made its warning call and warned the colony.
The black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) is a rodent of the family Sciuridae found in the Great Plains of North America, I grew up in Lubbock and remember them well, go to visit/photograph them every chance I have when there. Summer in Lubbock.
Tags: Prairie Dog Cynomys ludovicianus Animal Wildlife Lubbock, Texas USA
Late in the migration season the hummingbirds and the bees are competing for every nectar source the hummingbirds are. Archilochus colubrisThis Ruby-throated female is enjoying some Turk's Cap nectar along with a persistent bee,
Tags: Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated Hummingbird Ruby-throated Hummingbird bird animal Wildlife turk's Cap Richmond, Texas, USA