'butterfly brew' smeared into the grooves cut in them. The butterflies love to feed on this sugary substance. Here you can see the thin yellow 'tongue'. I was unable to get a shot of this butterfly with the wings open but when I get back to my butterfly book, I'll figure out what kind it was. The right wing looks a little damaged.
This butterfly looks really drab.
|Altamira oriole - back view|
This little fellow is a cotton rat. There were about a half a dozen of them. They make a great meal for the owls and raptors in the area.
The female cardinal really had her crest up.
|Texas Crescent southwest variant|