Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thursday Thirteen 416: Gallistel Woods

More photos from my walk on Earth Day, April 22 -- this time from Gallistel Woods behind the Visitor Center, which also encompasses the Wetlands and Teal Pond.



Trout Lily

Trout Lily

Rue Anemone

Marsh Marigolds in the Wetlands

Male Mallard duck, Wetlands

Teal Pond -- you see all those gray "stones"?
Those are actually turtles.

Two turtles sun themselves on a log at Teal Pond.

Sandhill Crane nesting in the Wetlands


Gallistel Woods -- Not sure what this one is

More Bluebells

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Alice Audrey said...

So many pretty flowers. Nice shots of the ducks and turtles.

Heather said...

Thanks, Alice! :)

Anonymous said...

You live near such rich wild places!

Heather said...

Thanks, Anonymous -- whoever you are. ;)

CountryDew said...

That is a lot of turtles! Great shots. Love the flowers.

Heather said...

Anita: And those were just the turtles we could see! ☺

Lea said...

Wonderful! Thanks for taking all of us along with you!

PlantPostings said...

Beautiful images! The painted turtles are so fun to see. I think the yellow flower might be Woodland Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)?

sandyland said...

i loved walking with you

Heather said...

Thanks, Lea!

Beth: Thank you, I thought that's what the yellow flower might be, but wasn't sure.

Sandy: Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed! :)