We have a video of this fox and
fawn. Just ask and you will be
able to see a part of their play, At
least I think it was play.
Yes a bobcat came to
visit at least a couple of
times. Didn't score but
sure gave a squirel a run
for his money. Bobcats
bread through March.
The current fox
litter is looking
This is the bluff that we refer to as the
cave. That is Kirk Sizemore on his way
down and Corbin and buddy on top.
This is located just west of Eagle Rock
Bridge before the left turn to Holliday
Peak numbers of bald
eagles gather near
open water and big
The raccoon is moving her litter to
above the front deck of the lodge.
Missouri boaters are warned to check for Zebra mussels
They are very distructive to fish population and can clog
water intakes of boats and city water supplies. They are
transfered on the bottom of boats coming from lakes
where they have been found. They have been found in
Gray squirrels bread through February.
Left is a male summer tanager and below
is a pileated wookpecker.
Kukal's pet skunk, Peppi will hybernate most of the winter.
Kukal doesn't have Peppi anymore. He gave her away to an
Listen for Hoo, hoo-hoo, hoo-hoo
Raccoons den up during bad
A starburst taken from the Hubble
NATURAL EVENTS CALENDAR
May 11th. Blackberry winter; a cold spell may occur; freezing blackberry blooms.
May 12th. Black locus trees are in bloom.
May 13th. Carpenter bees lay their eggs in wood.
May 14th. Cockoos (rain crows) return this week to nest. Fawns are born through late June.
May 15th. Watch for lightning bugs on warm evenings.
May 16th. Wild strawberries ripen in grasslands. Purple finches leave.
May 17th. Opossum young begin emerging from the female's pouch.
May 18th. Stinging nettle is tall enough to sting; jewelweed is big enough to relieve the burn.
May 19th. Serviceberry fruits ripen.
May 20th. Chigger season begins, continues through September.
May 21st. Green sunfish and blegill begin nesting Antlers begin to grow on white-tailed deer bucks.
May 22nd. Eastern bluebirds begin second nesting this week.
May 23rd. Young beavers emerge from lodges.
May 24th. Listen for gray treefrog chorus.
May 25th. MEMORIAL DAY Coneflowers and tickseed coreopsis blooming on prairies and roadsides.
May 26th. The large yellow flowers of Missouri primrose bloom on Ozark glades.
May 27th. Coyote pups begin emerging from dens.
May 28th. Young woodchucks (groundhogs) leave dens.
May 29th. Young bald eagles begin fledging.
May 30th. Bird song at daybreak is at its peak.
Pileated Woodpecker and above is a
A male and female pileated woodpecker.