Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)- Threatened Texas Bird Art

Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus)- Threatened Texas Bird Art

5% of profits support Endangered & Threatened Species.There are just over 5,000 known pairs of breeding piping plovers. Texas is the wintering home for 35 percent of the known population of piping plovers... ©Juliet Whitsett |Social: @juliet_whitsett_art    COLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF THE PIPING PLOVER:SPECIES INFO:

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Threatened Texas: Biodiversity on the Line - Jollyville Plateau Salamander with Dr. Robby Deans

Threatened Texas: Biodiversity on the Line - Jollyville Plateau Salamander with Dr. Robby Deans

As a part of my Threatened Texas Series, I call on Dr. Robby Deans to learn more about the Jollyville Plateau Salamander (Eurycea tonkawae).⁠⁠Robby talks about this endemic species, how they can live without the presence of light, what they look like, how they evolved, some of their incredible features, and why we should appreciate them. It was an

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Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis)- Threatened Texas Bird

Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis)- Threatened Texas Bird

5% of profits support Endangered & Threatened Species."One of the most elusive birds in an elusive family, the tiny Black Rail is infamously difficult to see..." allaboutbirds.orgARTIST: Juliet Whitsett SOCIAL: @juliet_whitsett_artCOLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF THE BLACK RAILSPECIES INFO: According to Texas Parks & Wild

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Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)

Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)

5% of profits support Endangered & Threatened Species.What has a 3rd eye, sensors on its skin to detects electricity, and can become airborne jumping out of the water?The Paddlefish...©Juliet Whitsett |Social: @juliet_whitsett_art   COLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF PADDLEFISH.SPECIES INFO:The Paddlefish is a living fossil (records

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Scarlet Snake- (Cemophora coccinea lineri) Texas Threatened Reptile

Scarlet Snake- (Cemophora coccinea lineri) Texas Threatened Reptile

5% of profits support Endangered & Threatened Species.The saying goes... "Red touches yellow, kills a fellow. Red touches black, venom lack."©Juliet Whitsett |Social: @juliet_whitsett_art    COLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF THE SCARLET SNAKE.SPECIES INFO:The saying goes... "Red touches yellow, kills a fellow. Red touches bla

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Barton Springs Salamander (Eurycea sosorum)- Endangered Texas Salamander Art

Barton Springs Salamander (Eurycea sosorum)- Endangered Texas Salamander Art

5% of profits support Endangered & Threatened Species.The Barton Springs Salamander is found only in the Barton Springs segment of the Edwards Aquifer and its contributing zone.... ©Juliet Whitsett |Social: @juliet_whitsett_artCOLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF THE BARTON SPRINGS SALAMANDER. SPECIES INFO:According to TPWD "A slender

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False Spike- Quadrula mitchelli (Fusconaia mitchelli)- Endangered Mussel

False Spike- Quadrula mitchelli (Fusconaia mitchelli)- Endangered Mussel

5% of the profits support Endangered & Threatened Species.The False Spike, is a rare central- and west-Texas endemic unionid mussel species that is considered state threatened and is under review for protection under the Endangered Species Act.©Juliet Whitsett |Social: @juliet_whitsett_art   COLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF

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Texas Fatmucket (Lampsilis bracteata)

Texas Fatmucket (Lampsilis bracteata)

5% of the profits support Endangered & Threatened Species.Meet Lampsilis bracteata, more lovingly referred to as Texas Fatmucket...      ©Juliet Whitsett |Social: @juliet_whitsett_art   COLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF THE TEXAS FATMUCKET:SPECIES INFO:I actually found some fascinating information our abou

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Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)  (Threatened Texas Bird)

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) (Threatened Texas Bird)

5% of profits support Endangered & Threatened Species.One of the most stunning migratory (South America) raptors, the Swallow-tailed Kite is an incredibly acrobatic predator.            ©Juliet Whitsett |Social: @juliet_whitsett_art   COLOR PALETTE SAMPLED FROM IMAGES OF THE SWALLOW-TAILED KITE:SPEC

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