Jim Ray

Wild Pantex – Bird of the Day: The Cliff Swallow

  • Posted: Monday, September 14, 2015, 12:00 am

Article by Jim Ray, Pantex Wildlife Biologist/Scientist

I have had only one post covering the topic of Bird of the Day since I began writing Wild Pantex blogs back in early 2013 (American Bald Eagle). A timely candidate for the second is the Cliff Swallow which began arriving in our area during the last days of April. Along with its scissor-tail-adorned cousin, the Barn Swallow, the Cliff Swallow is the reason that we are applying sky blue paint on the eaves of specific buildings around the facility.

Wild Pantex – A Near-Perfect Outing

  • Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 12:00 am

Article by Jim Ray, Pantex Wildlife Biologist/Scientist

When upper level management visits your facility and wants a tour and an overview of your program, you certainly hope you are prepared and can show him or her some wildlife when you are out-and-about. Such was the case, recently, and our tour could not have gone much better.

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