Observed a pair nesting in a tree hollow next to the boardwalk.
with new antlers
Female (no upcoiled tip of abdomen); long snout clearly visible. Somewhat weak-flying. Found in a moist thicket.
Spreading in open weedy thicket along trail. Fruit hooked-bristly with a short, stubby beak. Crushed leaves with a sort of "sweet parsley" scent; did not try tasting it, but assumed edible.
According to the USDA website, the only Ohio record for this plant is from Ottawa County.
singing in the woods
Mother observed with six young. Also observed male and female pair earlier in the day.