Critters In The Yard
Apr 15 to Oct 31, 2009
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Spring has brought out the wildlife around the house. And the spring rains brought out even more with the lake's water level up.
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Pablo holding a walking stick that we found in our drive after we returned from a hike to Elk Mountain.


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Pablo holding a mantis one summer evening.


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Spotted this little guy one evening on a walk around the lake. I think it's a banded water snake and not a cotton mouth water moccasin.


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This was the first big water snake we spotted on our lake. It was probably over three feet.


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Pablo holding a painted box turtle.


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a few days later the same nest was not empty


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a nest in the rose bush


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Robin eggs


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about two weeks later


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"American Toad" native to OK


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Handsome Prince (on the left)


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Pablo's new (temporary) pet


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Angela being silly


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happy with their finds


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used to these big guys


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"Western Glass Lizard" (not a snake, though legless), native to OK and our back-yard!


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parent mockingbird with food ready to deliver


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baby mocking birds in a different nest in the front yard


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The kids chased down some ducks that got "trapped" in the yard. Forgot how to fly? Or just lazy?


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Pablo caught one.


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