Category Archives: Herps and mammals
Fiery Skipper at the Elkhorn Garden Plots in Columbia on November 4th. Usually they are gone by now but there has not been a killing frost yet this fall.
Virginia Bluebells and Sessile Trillium near Seneca on April 17
A bashful looking male American Kestrel along Old Frederick Road
I like the soft blue of the jay against the light brown of pokeweed and dark green of the understory plants.
High Ridge Park in north Laurel is a good place to see these small lizards. Below is a young Five-lined Skink also from High Ridge Park on June 24, 2013.
Good thing for this Box Turtle these RR tracks have been long abandoned. Jessup, Howard County, 15 October 2013
A well-named fast-moving lizard near the northern limit of its range. I remember finding them here about 30 years ago so it was nice to see some have survived despite new development nearby.