*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016.
The Challenge: Using any kind of camera, seek out 3 different categories of nature from these categories: 1. reptiles and amphibians, 2. birds, 3. mammals, 4. bugs and insects, 5. landscapes, 6. plants. Label the photos with the category and the location.
Spider (Bugs and Insects), Goliad State Park
Crawdad (crustacean), Cherryville, MO
Three-Toed Box Turtle (reptiles and amphibians), Cherryville, MO
Turtle: maybe a red-eared slider? (reptiles and amphibians), Nueces Delta Preserve
We can’t identify this one! We submitted the picture to butterfliesandmoths.org but we’re still waiting for a response (bugs and insects), Oso Wetlands Preserve
Bobcats (mammals), Oso Wetland Preserve
Dekay’s brownsnake (reptiles and amphibians), Oso Wetland Preserve
Fiddler Crab (crustacean), Nueces Delta Preserve
Pelican (bird), Port Aransas Jetty
2 thoughts on “Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Snap a Critter”
Your butterfly is one of the Metalmarks (genus Calephelis) with the two most common species here being the Rounded Metalmark and the Fatal Metalmark.
Geez, there we were registering on a butterfly expert website when we had our very own expert right at our fingertips! Thank you Sara!