I saw this small frog near the mill pond behind the farmhouse.
I saw a brown butterfly that had folded wings. I don't know what specific type of skippers.
This beetle was on the door wall on the park office.
I saw a Virginia Rail in the wetlands as I walked through it.
I scared a pheasant in our wetland while I walked through.
I saw a American Goldfinch fly up within 15 feet of me after I whistled two times.
I believe I saw one of these beetles outside on a drive way. When I got closer to examine it more, it got into a defensive position and even sounded like it grunted or made some kind of warning nose.
I saw a mink swim along my side of this pond and after a few minutes I saw it scurry back with a crayfish in its mouth.
- The American Mink marks its hunting territory with a fetid discharge from its anal glands
- Males mate with several females but eventually live with one.
- American Minks of both sexes are hostile to intruders
I noticed this rabbit ratting some plants or weeds and it showed no sign of fear or care when people walked by and when I stood up to talk to a man.
My coworker and I watched a kestrel get chased out of the state park by a smaller bird.
I saw this slug in front flower bed.
This rabbit was seen in the backyard. It appears that the rabbit was blind in it's right eye because it was glazed over.
I saw two of these bugs on a milkweed plant. These two bugs were mating.
- Their bright colors serve to warn potential predators of their bitter taste, which is a result of their diet.