Wednesday, April 21, 2010


It's either a beaver or muskrat, we did see a beaver dam so it could be a beaver, I left it large so click on it for a better view.  Bjorkborden Marsh.

Cup Fungi

I'll identify it later ;-)

Skillet Creek Indian Mounds

I'm not sure if there were more signs that these or not.

Dutchman's Breeches

Dutchman's Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria) Skillet Creek Indian Mounds

Common Buttercup

Common Buttercup (Ranunculus acris)  Skillet Creek Indian Mounds

Downy Yellow Violet

Downy Yellow Violet (Viola pubescens) at Skillet Creek Indian Mounds near Stratford, Iowa
Well I think it is either that or it's a Stream or Smooth Violet (Viola Glabella)

Spring Beauty

Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica) Taken at Skillet Creek Indian Mounds.

Canada Goose

Nesting Canada Goose

Trumpeter Swans

Trumpeter Swans

I do believe that this nesting pair are Trumpeter Swans.