I saw this toad hopping along the stone fence near the pond where the tadpoles were found.
I found these tadpole in one of the ponds on the property. They were about the size of a pea.
I saw this chipmunk in the tree. It had a piece of hay on his head. I first saw the chipmunk around the gazebo and then around this tree.
I saw this frog on the stones around the pond in the farmhouse backyard.
I saw one maybe two deer. The time was roughly early evening and it was near Paint Creek.
I heard one red-winged blackbird calling from a tree while I was walking
I saw 3 robins on the lawn.
I saw one mourning dove while I was walking on the trails at Riverbend Park in Shelby.
I saw a chickadee while I was walking in Riverbend Park in Shelby.
I saw 2 chickadees in this field.
I heard 3 blue jays calling at this location. I saw 2 jays fly west after I played the blue jay call on my Audubon app.
I believe the hawk in these pictures is a Copper's hawk. The light color chest feathers and dark gray to brown back feathers are what made me think it was a Cooper's hawk.
I believe the hawk in the two photos are a Cooper's hawk. The light brown coloring on the chest and the dark gray to brown feathers on the back made me think it was this type of hawk.
I saw 4 male cardinals at the bend in the stony creek. I first tried to call the first one I saw, but got no response. When I tried the encounter call, I think I had one of the other ones respond.
I heard a chickadee as I was walking to the farmhouse. The weather was cloudy but the sun was still out. The temperature was 30 degrees Fahrenheit.
I saw a bald eagle flying around near the wetland it had a nest in a conifer tree.
I heard the duck before I saw it. It was a male duck.
This blister beetle was climbing in the grass and I pretty lucky that it did not excrete it's chemical.
I am not sure what type of spider I found in this fuzzy leaf plant.
I found this insect in the inner leaves of this fuzzy plant.
I saw this male deer eating the vegetation around the hilltop shelter. This male was also growing antlers. The male's left antler appeared to be growing faster then the right.
A camper found this baby garter snake in the grass next to our shelter.
This cicada killer was in the process of moving this cicada to a tree where it could eat it.
We found this opossum track on a hike through the trails at Bloomer Park.
I saw this small frog near the mill pond behind the farmhouse.
This beetle was on the door wall on the park office.
This male green frog was rescued from a above ground pool that was going to be drained. The photo shows the frog was on it's way to be released.
I found this larvae in the Stony Creek as I was giving nature walk. I did not have any legs yet.
I saw this dragon fly on the creek that runs through the park.