Our dog Dillon in the back yard.
Butterfly at the St. louis Zoo Butterfly House
Field of dandelions in the morning.
Lady bug and flower in my front yard.
Frozen rose bush.
Playful otters at the St. louis Zoo
Tiger at the St. Louis Zoo.
Zebras at the St. Louis Zoo
Bird at St. Louis Zoo.
Bee & flower at Crestwood Park.
Bee and flower at Crestwood Park, Missouri.
Part of sculpture pond at Missouri Botanical Garden.
See other observation/photo for front view.
Have seen plenty of Red-tailed hawks in this area, and heard reports of Cooper's hawks, but couldn't initially ID this one. Thank you, Cornell Lab of Ornithology website!
Early fall in Forest Park, St. Louis. Looked to be the last "whispy" as the others were gone.
Tiny forest mushrooms growing on the outside of a fallen tree trunk.
Native Black Cherry volunteer
Or Eupatorium rugosum, once upon a time....
Seen driven down into some grass soaking wet. Was picked up and fluttered wings to dry out for nearly five min before flying off.