Kirk Nelson

         
 
         
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 Amphibians

 

 

 Insects and Arachnids

 

gray treefrog

1  

bald-faced hornet

1

northern leopard frog

1   blue-fronted dancer 2

 

   

blue-margined ground beetle

1

 Birds

   

bronzed tiger beetle

2

American White Pelican

2  

common green darner

1

Bald Eagle

1  

common whitetail

2

Baltimore Oriole

2  

curve-tailed bush katydid

1

Barred Owl

3  

eastern pondhawk

1

Eastern Kingbird

2  

Hentz’s orbweaver

4

Eastern Towhee

2  

red velvet mite (Trombidium sp.)

1

Great Blue Heron

2  

red-blue checkered beetle

1

Great Egret

1  

red-legged grasshopper

1

Green Heron

1  

robber fly

2

Hooded Merganser

(1)  

silvery checkerspot

1

Olive-sided Flycatcher

1  

six-spotted fishing spider

2

Red-bellied Woodpecker

2  

widow skimmer

1

Ring-necked Pheasant

2      

Trumpeter Swan

3  

 Mammals

 

Wild Turkey

3  

American beaver

2

Wood Duck

(1)  

American badger

1
     

prairie deer mouse

1

 Crustaceans

   

southern red-backed vole

2

virile crayfish

2  

whitetail deer

4
     

 

 

 Destinations

   

 Plants

 

Afton State Park

1  

American bittersweet

2

Baker Park Reserve

2   American lopseed 2

Beaver Creek Valley State Park

3  

bloodroot

2

Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary

14  

blue vervain (var. scabra)

4

Cannon River Wilderness Area

7  

bracted spiderwort

2

Carver Park Reserve

5   Canada anemone 3

Crosby Farm Regional Park

13  

cardinal flower

1

Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

5  

cockspur hawthorn

3

Elm Creek Park Reserve

2  

cut-leaved toothwort

1

Fort Ridgely State Park

6  

Dutchman’s breeches

1

Fort Snelling State Park

24  

European cranberrybush

5

Grey Cloud Dunes SNA

4  

great blue lobelia (var. siphilitica)

3

Henry’s Woods

8  

hoary puccoon

2

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

4  

Indianpipe

1

Joseph A. Tauer Prairie SNA

5   kidney-leaved buttercup 2

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

4   leadplant 1

Laurentian Divide Recreation Area

3   New England aster 3

Lebanon Hills Regional Park

18  

pointed-leaved tick-trefoil

2

Lilydale Regional Park

14  

prairie alumroot

2

Lost Valley Prairie SNA

7  

prairie spiderwort

4

MN Valley NWR, Long Meadow Lake Unit

6  

rattlesnake master

3

MNRRA, Coldwater Spring

9  

silver maple

2

Myre-Big Island State Park

8  

southern blue flag

4

Ney Nature Center

9  

tall bellflower

2

Pilot Knob

9  

tall thimbleweed

3

Prairie Creek Woods SNA

2  

white doll’s daisy (var. recognita)

2

Spring Lake Park Reserve

6  

white snakeroot

3

Sunfish Lake Park

5  

white wild indigo

2

Uncas Dunes SNA

2  

yellow avens

4

Whitetail Woods Regional Park

3  

yellow marsh marigold

2

Wild River State Park

5  

 

 

Wood-Rill SNA

3  

 Reptiles

 

 

 

 

common snapping turtle

3

 Fungi and Lichens

   

 

 

Aborted Entoloma

2  

 Slime Molds

 

Chicken of the Woods

3  

red raspberry slime mold

2

Crown-tipped Coral

2      

Dryad’s Saddle

3  

 

 

Elm Oyster

2  

 

 

False Coral Fungus

2  

 

 

False Turkey Tail

1  

 

 

Gabled False Morel

3  

 

 

Northern Tooth

2  

 

 

Orange Peel Fungus

2      

Pear-shaped Puffball

2  

 

 

Purple-bloom Russula

1  

 

 

Purple-gilled Laccaria

2  

 

 

Ravenel’s Stinkhorn

1  

 

 

Russula pulchra

1  

 

 

Shaggy Mane

1  

 

 

Turkey Tail

2  

 

 

White Jelly Fungus

2      

 

   

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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 Birds

 

 

 Destinations

 

Eastern Towhee

1  

Cannon River Wilderness Area

1

Turkey Vulture

1  

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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