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2 0 Malachite

Malachite

by javierdeleon6Mission, Texas, United States

1 1 Blue Spiny Lizard

Blue Spiny Lizard

by FelixOTexas, USA

Taken at Bentsen

9 2 Vine Sphinx Moth

Vine Sphinx Moth

by BugEricMission, Texas, United States

Large moth, well-camouflaged with white and beige lines on a greenish ...

0 0 Clay-colored Thrush

Clay-colored Thrush

by Gordon DietzmanMission, Texas, USA

The Clay-colored Thrush is about 23-27 cm (9-10 1/2") in length. It is ...

0 0 Laviana White-skipper

Laviana White-skipper

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

Colored as shown. Medium-sized skipper butterfly.

4 1 Tiger moth

Tiger moth

by BugEricMission, Texas, United States

White, marked with black and pale gray as shown. Medium-sized moth.

4 2 Buff-bellied Hummingbird

Buff-bellied Hummingbird

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

This small hummingbird is a metallic green above with a buff-tan belly. The ...

0 0 Blue Spiny Lizard

Blue Spiny Lizard

by Gordon DietzmanMission, Texas, USA

These lizards are gray/brown above with a dark band bordered by lighter bands ...

3 0 Northern Cardinal

Northern Cardinal

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

Cardinals are about 20–23 cm (9.8–12 in) in length with the male being slightly ...

2 0 Ground beetle

Ground beetle

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

About 8 millimeters in length, colored as shown: reddish brown, black, and ...

0 0 Texas False Katydid

Texas False Katydid

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

Medium-sized katydid with oval head, very long hind legs.

0 0 Great Kiskadee

Great Kiskadee

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

These are large stout flycatchers with russet wings above and yellow below. The ...

1 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

The tiny ruby-throats are about 7–9 cm long and weighs about 3 g. Adults are ...

1 0 Green Jay

Green Jay

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

These gorgeous birds are about 25–29 cm (10–11.5 in) in Texas and northern ...

3 0 Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

This medium-sized woodpecker has a black and white striped pattern above and ...

2 0 Black-capped Titmouse

Black-capped Titmouse

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

These birds are 14 to 15 cm long and are, overall, gray. Both genders have ...

1 1 Altamira Oriole

Altamira Oriole

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

The Altamira Oriole is a lovely bird with bright orange and black markings. It ...

4 0 Altamira Oriole

Altamira Oriole

by Gordon DietzmanMission, Texas, USA

The Altamira Oriole is a lovely bird with bright orange and black markings. It ...

3 0 Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

by Gordon DietzmanMission, Texas, USA

This rabbit is predominately brown and gray. Legs are reddish brown and the ...

0 0 Brown Longtail

Brown Longtail

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

Very similar to the Longtailed Skipper, but lacks gold spots and bluish ...

2 0 Texas Wasp Moth

Texas Wasp Moth

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

About 20 millimeters in body length, colored as shown.

1 0 White-winged Dove

White-winged Dove

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

White-winged Doves are mostly brown. The wings have a white edge that flashes ...

0 0 White-tipped Dove

White-tipped Dove

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

This dove is about 28 cm (11 in) in length. It has pink/red legs and feet and ...

1 0 Eastern Fox Squirrel

Eastern Fox Squirrel

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

Fox squirrels are about 19 to 29 inches in length including the tail. In south ...

1 0 Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

The red-winged blackbird is a common bird over much of North America. The male ...

2 0 Plain Chachalaca

Plain Chachalaca

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

This large bird is about 56 cm (22 in) in length and is mostly brown/gray with ...

0 1 Great-tailed Grackle

Great-tailed Grackle

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

The males are dark, long-legged birds with massive tails that fold into a "V" ...

0 2 Eastern Spotted Whiptail

Eastern Spotted Whiptail

by Gordon DietzmanMission, Texas, USA

These lizards are 16-28 cm (6.5-11 in) in length with a long tail that is about ...

2 2 Plain Chachalaca

Plain Chachalaca

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

This large bird is about 56 cm (22 in) in length and is mostly brown/gray with ...

11 5 Golden-fronted Woodpecker

Golden-fronted Woodpecker

by Gordon DietzmanTexas, USA

This medium-sized woodpecker has a black and white striped pattern above and ...

1 1 Longhorned beetle

Longhorned beetle

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

Small, slender beetle with distinctive pattern of pale markings on elytra (wing ...

0 0 Longhorned Beetle

Longhorned Beetle

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

Fairly large beetle. Reduced ivory markings on elytra (wing covers), and ...

2 0 Longhorned beetle (male)

Longhorned beetle (male)

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

large beetle with distinctive ivory markings on elytra (wing covers). Range ...

0 0 Cane Toad

Cane Toad

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

Very large toad, mottled in color as shown.

0 1 Yellow-bordered Flower Buprestid

Yellow-bordered Flower Buprestid

by BugEricMission, Texas, USA

About 12 millimeters in length, colored as shown.

3 0 Vivid metallic ground beetle

Vivid metallic ground beetle

by BugEricTexas, USA

About 15 millimeters in length, matte black in color.

0 0 Black-vented Oriole

Black-vented Oriole

by Cody.conwayTexas, USA

Very bright orange bellied Oriole. It contains the scapular orange much like ...

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