Category: Crayfish

First Nature Walk

Great Egrets on Dueling Creek
Great Egrets on Dueling Creek

Today was the most beautiful day we could have asked for to kick off our nature walk series!! Not a cloud in the sky, the day started cool and soon warmed. There were four of us from Mt Rainier and Cottage City to share the morning.


Starting at the top parking lot we headed down by the dredge ponds stopping often to share bits of history of the park and the bird sights and sound around us. It didn’t take long to spot one of our first early spring migrants – the Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher. This charming, tiny bird was calling all around us throughout the walk and we spotted maybe 5 of them.

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