Sightings for June – October 2017

June 2017

  • 6/13- Marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris)
  • 6/15- Speckled king snake (Lampropeltis getula holibrooki)

July 2017

  • 7/18- Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucoceophalus)
  • 7/20- Cookie monster (Muppet crustulumi)
  • 7/24- Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)

August 2017

  • 8/8- Southeastern five-lined skink (Pleistodon inexpectatus)
  • 8/16- Green tree frog (Hyla cinerea)
  • 8/17- Black vulture (Coragyps atratus)
  • 8/31- Ruby-throated hummingbirds (Archilochus colubris)

September 2017

  • 9/22- Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus)
  • 9/25- White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

October 2017

  • 10/9- Gulf fritillary butterfly (Agraulis vanillae)
  • 10/9- Southeastern five-lined skink (Pleistodon inexpectatus)
  • 10/9- Eastern garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis)
  • 10/9- Velvet ant (Dasymutilla occidentalis)

 

  • 10/12- Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucoceophalus)
  • 10/12- Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
  • 10/12- White ibis (Eudocimus albus)
  • 10/12- Red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
  • 10/12- Belted kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

 

  • 10/14- White pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
  • 10/14- Salt marsh snake (Nerodia clarkii)
  • 10/14- Northern harrier (Circus cyaneus)
  • 10/14- Great egret (Ardea alba)
  • 10/14- Great blue heron (Ardea herodias)
  • 10/14- Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
  • 10/14- Snowy egret (Egretta thula)
  • 10/14- American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)
  • 10/14- Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
  • 10/14- White ibis (Eudocimus albus)
  • 10/14- Tricolor heron (Egretta tricolor) 
  • 10/14- Royal tern (Thalasseus maximus)
  • 10/14- Belted kingisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

 

  • 10/19- White-tailed deer (large buck) (Odocoileus virginianus)
  • 10/19- White pelicans (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
 

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