Recent Sightings

Sightings Over The Last 30 Days

April 27, 2017

Spotted Salamander

Spotted Salamander

The Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) is a mole salamander common in the forests of eastern US and Canada, spending most of its time underground until breeding season in the spring. This one was seen in the Native Plant Sale prep area hiding under some potted plants.

Photo by Gigi Romano. 

April 19, 2017

Wood Poppies

Wood Poppies

Wood Poppies (Stylophorum diphyllum), also referred to as celandine-poppies and poppyworts, are a perennial plant native to eastern North America found in moist forest floor. 

We are currently spotting them all throughout our Native Plant Garden!

Photo by Gigi Romano. 

April 4, 2017

Pileated Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

A Pileated Woodpecker (Hylatomus pileatus), one of North America's largest woodpeckers, was seen in our raptor enclosures area this past weekend. 

Photo by Bill Moses. 

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