Red Fox

The Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) is a fairly common canine scampering around Maryland. I have seen Red Foxes at Eastern Neck Island, Blackwater Refuge and come across tracks in other areas including Canal WMA. The Fox is usually pretty quick … Continue reading


Harvestmen (Leiobunum), are a group of arachnids that some people commonly refer to as “Daddy long-legs.” The particular species pictured above is common in Maryland and other states along the eastern coastline. Early summer months – June and July – … Continue reading

Northern Cardinal

The Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) is a very recognizable red bird prominent in the eastern part of the United States. It also has an extremely boring scientific name. What’s up with that? The male Northern Cardinal sports the red color … Continue reading