The American Toad

A fairly common amphibian which is native to the eastern United States and some parts of Ontario, it’s not unusual to see these guys hopping around in late spring. Although they can be tough to spot given at how excellent they camouflage themselves in woodland surroundings. Fun Fact: American toads have glands that allow themContinue reading “The American Toad”

Great Blue Heron

This image was originally captured back in October 2020. I was on one of my many, many excursions to Stony Creek Metro Park located in Washington Michigan, I remember trying to get closer to the bird but alas, it did not want me getting any closer, so it flew away. I wonder what ever becameContinue reading “Great Blue Heron”

Nature Excursions: Johnson Nature Center

Here are some photos from my excursion to E.L Johnson Nature Center and Preserve located in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. For more information about the nature preserve you can visit their website here at: https://www.bloomfield.org/schools/el-johnson-nature-center What was surprising was how friendly the deer are at this particular location. This deer in particular was getting awfully closeContinue reading “Nature Excursions: Johnson Nature Center”

Adventures in Stony Creek: The Osprey Trail

The weather was so nice and sunny yesterday and I knew that if i did not head out to go hiking at that moment, I’d regret it later. So why take the chance? The Osprey trail of Stony Creek is about a 2 mile hike that loops around the western portion of Stony Creek Lake.Continue reading “Adventures in Stony Creek: The Osprey Trail”