The Wilding of Tidmarsh: wildlife images in the year following the restoration. 

Photos by Cyndi Jackson

January 2018

Northern harrier

Northern harrier

Immature bald eagle

Immature bald eagle

Northern harrier in flight

Northern harrier in flight

Northern harrier in flight

Northern harrier in flight

December 2017

Northern shovelers in flight

Northern shovelers in flight

Mute swan and gadwalls

Mute swan and gadwalls

Northern shoveler in flight

Northern shoveler in flight

Mallards and wigeons taking flight

Mallards and wigeons taking flight

Muskrat with a mouth full of vegetation

Muskrat with a mouth full of vegetation

Muskrat eating at the bank of the stream

Muskrat eating at the bank of the stream

Mute swans and american coot

Mute swans and american coot

Hooded mergansers

Hooded mergansers

American coot

American coot

Bluebirds, house finch, american goldfinch

Bluebirds, house finch, american goldfinch

Palm warbler

Palm warbler

Goldfinches feasting on juniper berries

Goldfinches feasting on juniper berries

November 2017

Northern harrier

Northern harrier

October 2017

View downstream from the birdge

View downstream from the birdge

Mallard and wood ducks

Mallard and wood ducks

White-throated sparrow

White-throated sparrow

Great blue heron

Great blue heron

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September 2017

Coopers hawk being chased by crows

Coopers hawk being chased by crows

Great blue heron

Great blue heron

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Red-eyed vireo

Red-eyed vireo

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Red squirrels

Red squirrels

Hummingbird feeding

Hummingbird feeding

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Pickerel frog

Pickerel frog

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Red-banded hairstreak butterfly

Red-banded hairstreak butterfly

August 2017

Tree swallows

Tree swallows

Blue-gray gnatcatcher with a spider

Blue-gray gnatcatcher with a spider

Spider disguised in sweet pepper-bush with captured bumblebee

Spider disguised in sweet pepper-bush with captured bumblebee

Juvenile bobolink

Juvenile bobolink

Monarch butterflies on milkweed

Monarch butterflies on milkweed

Three great egrets

Three great egrets

July 2017

Black-billed buckoo

Black-billed buckoo

Monarch butterfly caterpillar

Monarch butterfly caterpillar

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Great blue heron

Great blue heron

Great crested flycatcher eating a butterfly

Great crested flycatcher eating a butterfly

Bullfrog in the water

Bullfrog in the water

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June 2017

Painted turtle feeding under the bridge

Painted turtle feeding under the bridge

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Spicebush swallowtail

Spicebush swallowtail

Box turtle

Box turtle

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Dragonfly drinking dew from a plant

Dragonfly drinking dew from a plant

Ringneck snake

Ringneck snake

May 2017

White-tailed deer

White-tailed deer

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Spotted turtle

Spotted turtle

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Herring

Herring

Osprey

Osprey

Savannah sparrow

Savannah sparrow

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April 2017

Kildeer

Kildeer

Bluebird at the nest box

Bluebird at the nest box