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”

Painted Turtles

One of the most widespread turtle species that are native to North America. These turtles have a huge range from as far North as Canada, to as far South as to the Northern Mexico As well as both coasts of Atlantic and the Pacific. Fun Fact : Like any reptile, the Painted Turtle is cold-blooded,Continue reading “Painted Turtles”

The Random Animals of Belle Isle

Some of the critters that i found while roaming Belle Isle over the weekend. I must have spent a solid five minutes trying to capture a good shot of this ground hog. He kept sticking his head back into the grass. Don’t you just hate it when your model doesn’t wish to cooperate with you?Continue reading “The Random Animals of Belle Isle”

The Lone Swan

Fun fact: Swans often mate for life but there have been documented cases of swan “divorce.” I feel Swan Divorce Court ought to be a Netflix original series. I’d watch wouldn’t you? I’m not sure how old this particular swan is but every time i encounter it, it seems to be by itself. Makes youContinue reading “The Lone Swan”

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”