Recent Sightings

Sightings Over The Last 30 Days

August 19, 2019

Northern Water Snake

Northern Water Snake

This non-venemous, native Northern Water Snake (Nerodia sipedon) was spotted in our Native Habitat Garden pond. This is one of the most common species of snakes in our region of North American, and they are not shy at all!

Photo by Bill Moses. 

August 9, 2019

Brown-hooded Owlet Caterpillar

Brown-hooded Owlet Caterpillar

The insect life at Hawk Mountain has been colorful and abundant this summer! This Brown-hooded Owlet Moth Caterpillar (Cucullia convexipennis) was seen right outside our Visitor Center. 

Photo by Mary Linkevich. 

July 31, 2019

Garden Phlox

Garden Phlox

There's still plenty of vibrant summer blooms in our Native Plant Garden, including this bright Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata). 

Photo by Mary Linkevich. 

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