A few weeks ago, I went to Langton Lake Park located in Roseville, Minnesota to photograph some birds. I have never photographed a green heron before, so I was hoping I would get a picture of one before they migrated south this year. To my surprise, I found 5 green herons at the lake! TheContinue reading “Green Heron”
This Spring, I found out Three Rivers Park District had a Pathways Internship Program that hires high school and college students to work at different locations throughout the park district as a paid intern. I’ve always had a passion for the outdoors and a desire to share it with others. This seemed like the perfectContinue reading “My Summer as a Pathways Intern”
On Saturday July 23rd, I returned to Silverwood Park hoping to find the Great Horned owls, only to find that they were not there. I decided to walk around the park looking for some other birds to photograph. I heard and saw this crow sized bird on a tree realizing that it was a pairContinue reading “Pileated Woodpecker”
A few weeks ago I heard that there was a pair of Great horned owls nesting at Silverwood Park. So last week I went to check it out. The first day I went to Silverwood, I was hoping I could find the nest but could only find one of the adults. The second day IContinue reading “Great Horned Owl”
On Saturday May 14th, I walked around the Eastman Nature Center hoping to find some migratory birds to photograph. I found a male Scarlet tanager in the trees that caught an insect. The Scarlet tanager is a bright colorful migratory songbird that is placed in the cardinal family. The Scarlet tanager migrates twice a year.Continue reading “Scarlet Tanager”
For two weeks in the winter, I am vacationing down in Florida. Florida is known as the sunshine state. I have seen many unique different kinds of birds down here. In fall, birds will migrate down to the lower states to get away from the winter. Kissimmee Lakefront Park- I went to Kissimmee Lakefront ParkContinue reading “Florida Special Edition”
This week, I went to the Gabbert Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota. I went on a guided tour and learned about many different kinds of raptors. Some of them were injured and stayed at the center for a little while; others were there because of human imprinting. Human imprinting is when an animalContinue reading “Visiting The Gabbert Raptor Center”
Last week I saw a Virginia Opossum walking in my yard when it was freezing cold outside. I have never seen an opossum in my yard before, so it was amazing to witness. Virginia opossums are marsupials and generally live 1- 4 years. Marsupials are a type of mammal that have pouches for their youngContinue reading “Opossum In My Yard”
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