Sightings for the Week of August 12, 2013


Mud Turtle Photo by: Christina Mohrman

Mud Turtle
Photo by: Christina Mohrman

This week at Grand Bay:

12th – Eastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum)

13th – Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis), Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea), Whitetail Deer (Odocoileus virginianus), Southern Leopard Frog (Lithobates sphenocephalus)

15th – Green Treefrog (Hyla cinerea), Northern Bobwhite chicks! (Colinus virginianus), Eastern Mud Turtle (Kinosternon subrubrum), Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola), White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), Black Skimmers  (Rynchops niger), Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor), Skilletfish (Gobiesox strumosus), Featherduster Blenny (Hypleurochilus multifilis), Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda), two Whitetail Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Skilletfish  Photo by: Christina Mohrman

Photo by: Christina Mohrman

16th – Banded Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata), Black Racer (Coluber constrictor)


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