Some of the cool things Rafe and I saw on our little nature hike Labor Day weekend…
Rafe found a wild turkey feather:
The Potholes nature area includes a marsh. We saw a couple of cranes, a couple of ducks and this fascinating heron:
Isn’t it amazing how s/he blends into the bank of the stream? We see these on our creek all the time, but we can’t usually get this close to them. They seem to take off for the safety of the trees upstream as soon as we step out the door. But we were able to get close enough to this one to see the fish in its mouth!
And it seemed that with every step we took bunches of these little frogs hopped out of our way:
I encourage you to find out what nature areas might be right in your backyard!
3 years ago: