The heavy spring rains we've been getting in North Texas have impacted my ability to get out and shoot in a couple of frustrating ways. The first is in the availability of good light with all of the clouds. The second has been in the availability of places to go, as rising water closed both LLELA and Murrell Park this weekend and Hagerman remains almost completely submerged.
The forecast called for a chance of sun this morning, and at least no rain. And from what I could determine online the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge still had some dry land. So that was my destination today.
white-tailed deer greeted me along Buffalo Road with a mouth full of food.
bull nettle. A naturalist at the visitor center told me the spikes on bull nettle stalks sting more than a cactus.
Widow's tear produces a lovely single blue flower. It's also commonly called dayflower due to the short life of the flower.
Great Blue Skimmer.
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