All posts in Creature Feature

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Creature Feature – The Monarch Butterfly, Beautiful Migrant
August 17, 2018, No Comments

Did you know that some monarch butterflies travel thousands of miles to their wintering grounds in Florida, Texas, Calif ...

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Creature Feature – The Northern Raccoon
July 31, 2018, No Comments

Northern raccoons are one of our most widespread and easily recognized mammals in New York State.  Some folks find them ...

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Creature Feature – Dragonflies
July 16, 2018, No Comments

There are over 5,000 species of dragonflies living all across the globe.  They belong to the scientific order classific ...

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Creature Feature – Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
June 18, 2018, No Comments

The tiny ruby-throated hummingbird is the only breeding hummingbird in eastern North America.  In sunlight, it’s bril ...

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Creature Feature – Caution: Turtle Crossing!
June 7, 2018, No Comments

This time of year, as the days warm up, turtles strike out in search of forage, territory and mates.  As well, female t ...

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Creature Feature – White-tailed Deer Fawns
May 23, 2018, No Comments

Here in NY State, most fawns are born between late May and mid-June.  They can walk shortly after birth, but most of th ...

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Creature Feature – Great Blue Heron
April 23, 2018, No Comments

A welcome sign of springtime is the return of migrant birds that breed in our region.  The great blue heron is one such ...

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Creature Feature – The Red Fox
April 12, 2018, No Comments

An adult red fox averages 8-15 pounds and is typically 48-57” long, but its trademark brushy tail makes up nearly half ...