Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger (Taxidea taxus)

Observer

observer26

Date

May 22, 2017 11:58 AM CDT

Description

A very unexpected site on Route 6 between the turn for Boyce Memorial Drive and the entrance to the recycling facility. U.S. Silica sand pit in Ottawa has been the source of many stories that I have heard involving harder to see wildlife. The sand pit is just south west of this location. Unfortunately this individual did not make it trying to cross Route 6 but ended up between the 2 lanes. This allowed the body to survive for a while. I clearly saw the face and body as I tried to get at least one photo of the occurrence. A photo of the face would have been ideal but not possible at the time. I decided to post this since the fur pattern is remarkably intact at the time of the photo. (this was before knowing about this site. I usually had to not even take the picture)

American Badger - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
aprairieguy's ID: American Badger (Taxidea taxus)
Added on November 08, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

What

American Badger (Taxidea taxus)

Observer

wild_ecology

Date

May 18, 2018 12:32 PM EDT

Description

In open pole barn at Nachusa

American Badger - Photo (c) Jerry Oldenettel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
aprairieguy's ID: American Badger (Taxidea taxus)
Added on November 08, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

What

Shingle Oak (Quercus imbricaria)

Observer

kingexploration

Date

June 14, 2020 06:24 PM UTC
Shingle Oak - Photo (c) Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
aprairieguy's ID: Shingle Oak (Quercus imbricaria)
Added on November 07, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

What

Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)

Observer

jimmountjoy

Date

August 4, 2019 11:37 AM UTC
Bitternut Hickory - Photo (c) Plant Image Library, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
aprairieguy's ID: Bitternut Hickory (Carya cordiformis)
Added on November 06, 2021
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