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0 0 Tree Swallow

Tree Swallow

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

, Patuxent

0 0 Blue Jay

Blue Jay

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Blue Jay, near Lake Reddington/Cash Lake causeway, South Tract,

0 0 Red-winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Red-winged blackbird on edge of forest near Goose Pond, South Tract,

0 0 Mallard

Mallard

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Mallard pair swimming on Cash Lake, South Tract,

0 1 Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Eastern Bluebird female in meadow at South Tract,

0 0 Hooded Merganser

Hooded Merganser

by CarvingFoolFort Meade, Maryland, USA

Hooded Merganser swimming in Lake Allen, North Tract,

0 0 Ring-necked Duck

Ring-necked Duck

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Ring-necked Duck on Cash Lake, South Tract,

0 0 Ruddy Ducks

Ruddy Ducks

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Ruddy Ducks in winter plumage, on Lake Reddington, South Tract,

0 2 Canada Goose

Canada Goose

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Canada Geese on top of a beaver lodge at Merganser Pond, North Tract,

2 4 Cooper's Hawk - juvenile

Cooper's Hawk - juvenile

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Juvenile Cooper's Hawk on top of the observation blind, Cash Lake, South Tract, ...

1 0 Eastern Towhee

Eastern Towhee

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Eastern Towhee in woods near Cash Lake, South Tract,

1 0 Northern Mockingbird

Northern Mockingbird

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Northern Mockingbird in sparsely-treed field, South Tract,

1 1 Common Cattail

Common Cattail

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Common Cattail near causeway between Cash Lake and Lake Reddington, South ...

2 2 Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

by LouisaSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

This and many more Barn Swallows were nesting under a bridge at

0 0 Lesser Scaup

Lesser Scaup

by CarvingFoolFort Meade, Maryland, USA

Lesser Scaup on Lake Allen, North Tract,

0 0 Gadwall

Gadwall

by CarvingFoolFort Meade, Maryland, USA

Gadwall on Lake Allen, North Tract,

0 0 Ring-necked Duck

Ring-necked Duck

by CarvingFoolFort Meade, Maryland, USA

Ring-necked Ducks on Lake Allen, North Tract,

0 1 Southern Leopard Frog

Southern Leopard Frog

by LaurieMaryland, USA

We saw this frog at the National Wildlife Visitor Center near the

1 0 Eastern Box Turtle

Eastern Box Turtle

by PaulineChvilicekMaryland, USA

I found this turtle on the North Tract of the

2 5 Northern Water Snake

Northern Water Snake

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

, Patuxent

2 1 Tree Swallow

Tree Swallow

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Tree Swallow perching on top of a nest box at the South Tract,

0 0 Sycamore

Sycamore

by PaulineChvilicekSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

Not sure if this is an American or London Planetree.

0 0 American Hornbeam

American Hornbeam

by PaulineChvilicekSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

Also known as Ironwood or Musclewood.

0 0 American Beech Tree

American Beech Tree

by PaulineChvilicekMaryland, USA

This interesting looking American Beech Tree caught my eye.

1 0 Virginia Pine

Virginia Pine

by PaulineChvilicekSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

The Virginia Pine has 2 needles, twisted.

0 0 Widow Skimmer dragonfly (male)

Widow Skimmer dragonfly (male)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

Tract of the Patuxent

3 1 Halloween Pennant dragonfly

Halloween Pennant dragonfly

by LouisaSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

Society to the Patuxent

0 0 Blue Dasher dragonfly (female)

Blue Dasher dragonfly (female)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

of the Patuxent

0 0 Slaty Skimmer dragonfly (male)

Slaty Skimmer dragonfly (male)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

Tract of the Patuxent

1 0 Monarch butterfly chrysalis

Monarch butterfly chrysalis

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

at Patuxent

0 3 Halloween Pennant dragonfly (male)

Halloween Pennant dragonfly (male)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

North Tract of the Patuxent

4 3 Eastern bluebird

Eastern bluebird

by mary.gallo.mMaryland, USA

Spotted a small flock of Eastern bluebirds at a

4 1 Blue-fronted Dancer damselflies (mating pair, in tandem)

Blue-fronted Dancer damselflies (mating pair, in tandem)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

trip to the North Tract of the Patuxent ...

0 0 Belted Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

by CarvingFoolMaryland, USA

Belted Kingfisher on the edge of Cash Lake, South Tract,

3 3 White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer

by CarvingFoolFort Meade, Maryland, USA

Forested roadside, along the road to Lake Allen. Taken at the North Tract.

0 0 Northern Pintail

Northern Pintail

by CarvingFoolFort Meade, Maryland, USA

Two Northern Pintail (and a Gadwall, I think) swimming in Lake Allen at the ...

0 0 Sweetgum

Sweetgum

by PaulineChvilicekSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

While known for its "gum balls", the Sweetgum's branches are unique in that ...

0 0 Unknown

Unknown

by PaulineChvilicekSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

I thought it was interesting that this tree was sprouting new leaves about eye ...

0 0 Maryland goldenaster

Maryland goldenaster

by mary.gallo.mMaryland, USA

This Maryland goldenaster with yellow flowers blooms from July-October. It is ...

0 0 Eastern Pondhawk dragonfly (female)

Eastern Pondhawk dragonfly (female)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

Tract of the Patuxent

4 2 Whooping Cranes

Whooping Cranes

by mary.gallo.mLaurel, Maryland, USA

be able to see this wonderful pair of whooping cranes at the

0 0 American Rubyspot damselfly (female)

American Rubyspot damselfly (female)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

Tract of the Patuxent

0 0 Fawn Darner dragonfly (male)

Fawn Darner dragonfly (male)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

of the Patuxent

4 4 Dragonhunter dragonfly (male)

Dragonhunter dragonfly (male)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

of the Patuxent

1 1 American Rubyspot damselfly (male)

American Rubyspot damselfly (male)

by GeodialistMaryland, USA

Tract of the Patuxent

2 0 Widow Skimmer

Widow Skimmer

by LouisaSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

Research

15 7 Tree Swallow

Tree Swallow

by LouisaSouth Laurel, Maryland, USA

The Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), is a migratory passerine bird that ...

5 1 Deptford Pink

Deptford Pink

by marylou.wildlifeMaryland, USA

It is a herbaceous annual or biennial plant growing to 60 cm tall. The leaves ...

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