Category Archives: Mammals


I saw this fawn tonight on my farm. I was taking pictures of lotus and he was initially standing on a little island in one of my frog ponds. He eventually wandered out of the pond and onto a nearby … Continue reading

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Fawn. I was mowing trails this weekend.   It was hot and sunny, so I decided to mow in the shade.   I headed into our woodlands to mow trails there.   This little guy was just off to the … Continue reading

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Molly (Canis familiaris)

We got Molly as a puppy.   She is primarily Libbys dog, but visits frequently and stays with us when Libby goes on trips.

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White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

I was parked in my old suburban down by Meadow Creek watching for prothonotary warblers and two deer wandered down a ridge and walked right in front of me. The wildlife really does not seem to mind me as long … Continue reading

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Beavers (Castor canadensis) May 17, 2016

We have beavers intermittently.    They seem to come in when the Missouri River floods and backs into Meadow Creek.    I noticed some fresh chew marks on a tree and set up one of my game cameras.     … Continue reading

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Mouse in Nestbox

I was checking nest boxes and found a breastfeeding mother mouse and her triplets.    I have never had a mouse in one of my boxes before.

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Deer at waters edge

I have several small frog ponds on my farm.   The deer visit at night.

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