Kirk Nelson

         
 
         
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 Amphibians

 

 

 Insects and Arachnids

 

gray treefrog

1  

bald-faced hornet

3

northern leopard frog

1   blue-fronted dancer 2
wood frog 2  

blue-margined ground beetle

1

 

   

bronzed tiger beetle

2

 Birds

   

common green darner

1

American White Pelican

2  

common whitetail

2

Bald Eagle

1  

curve-tailed bush katydid

1

Baltimore Oriole

2  

eastern pondhawk

1

Barred Owl

3   ebony jewelwing 2

Brown-headed Cowbird

1

 

Hentz’s orbweaver

4

Eastern Kingbird

2  

red velvet mite (Trombidium sp.)

1

Eastern Towhee

2  

red-blue checkered beetle

1

Great Blue Heron

2  

red-legged grasshopper

1

Great Egret

1  

robber fly

2

Green Heron

1  

silvery checkerspot

1

Hooded Merganser

(1)  

six-spotted fishing spider

2

Olive-sided Flycatcher

1  

widow skimmer

1

Red-bellied Woodpecker

2      

Ring-necked Pheasant

2  

 Mammals

 

Trumpeter Swan

5  

American beaver

2

Turkey Vulture

2  

American badger

1

Wild Turkey

8  

prairie deer mouse

1

Wood Duck

(1)

 

southern red-backed vole

2
   

 

thirteen-lined ground squirrel 1

 Crustaceans

 

 

whitetail deer

4

virile crayfish

2

 

 

 
   

 

 Plants

 

 Destinations

 

 

American bittersweet

2

Afton State Park

1

 

American lopseed 2

Baker Park Reserve

2

 

bloodroot

2
Banning State Park 4

 

blue vervain (var. scabra)

4

Beaver Creek Valley State Park

3

 

bracted spiderwort

2

Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary

14

 

Canada anemone 3

Cannon River Wilderness Area

7

 

cardinal flower

1

Carver Park Reserve

5

 

cockspur hawthorn

3

Crosby Farm Regional Park

13

 

common winterberry 3

Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

5

 

cut-leaved toothwort

1

Elm Creek Park Reserve

2

 

Dutchman’s breeches

1

Fort Ridgely State Park

6

 

European cranberrybush

5

Fort Snelling State Park

24

 

great blue lobelia (var. siphilitica)

3

Grey Cloud Dunes SNA

4

 

Greek valerian

2

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

20

 

nodding bur marigold

2

Lilydale Regional Park

14

 

pointed-leaved tick-trefoil

2

Lost Valley Prairie SNA

7

 

prairie alumroot

2

MN Valley NWR, Long Meadow Lake Unit

12

 

prairie spiderwort

4

MNRRA, Coldwater Spring

9

 

rattlesnake master

3

Myre-Big Island State Park

8

 

silver maple

2

Ney Nature Center

9

 

southern blue flag

6

Pilot Knob

9

 

tall bellflower

2
Pine Bend Bluffs SNA 2

 

tall thimbleweed

3

Prairie Creek Woods SNA

2

 

white doll’s daisy (var. recognita)

2

Roberts Bird Sanctuary

11

 

white snakeroot

3

Spring Lake Park Reserve

6

 

white wild indigo

2

Sunfish Lake Park

5

 

yellow avens

4
Tony Schmidt Regional Park 13

 

yellow marsh marigold

2

Uncas Dunes SNA

2

 

 

 

Whitetail Woods Regional Park

3

 

 Reptiles

 

Wild River State Park

5

 

common snapping turtle

4

Wood-Rill SNA

3   red-sided garter snake 1

 

   

 

 

 Fungi and Lichens

 

 

 Slime Molds

 

Aborted Entoloma

2

 

red raspberry slime mold

2

Beautiful Russula

1      

Chicken of the Woods

3

 

   

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  

 

 

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

2  

 

 

 

   

 

 

 


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