Yellow Lady’s Slipper

December 11, 2007
Yellow Lady’s Slipper

5/13/2007–There are a few yellow lady’s slippers in our backyard. My wife took this nice photograph.

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Bloodroot

December 10, 2007
Bloodroot

4/20/2007–Bloodroot are common in our backyard.

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Bluebells

December 10, 2007
Bluebells

4/10/2007–This photo was taken at Bull Run Regional Park in Northern Virginia.

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Redbud and Washington, D.C.

December 9, 2007
Redbud and Washington, D.C.

4/7/2007–This photograph was taken in Arlington, VA.

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Mountain Lion Tracks?

December 9, 2007
Mountain Lion Tracks?

3/18/2007–I photographed these tracks appearing to be consistent with mountain lion tracks. After posting to Yahoo’s EasternCougar Group, the consensus was that the photo is inconclusive due to snow melt having erased track details.

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Deer in Snow

December 8, 2007
Deer in Snow

1/22/2007–These deer were tame enough for me to maneuver around and get this shot before they ran off.

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Breezeway Bat

December 8, 2007
Breezeway Bat

10/17/2006–A cold spell may have prompted this bat to roost in our breezeway for several days.

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Backyard Bobcat Image 2

December 7, 2007
Backyard Bobcat Image 2

June 2006–Stepping out of the screened-in porch onto the deck, I snapped this second image before the bobcat walked off into the woods.

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Backyard Bobcat

December 7, 2007
Backyard Bobcat

June 2006–This is my first bobcat picture, taken through our screened-in porch.

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Black Bear in Backyard

December 6, 2007
Black Bear in Backyard

June 2006–This is my first photograph of a black bear. The quality is not high, as the picture was taken from a screened-in porch.

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Mountain Lion

December 6, 2007

May 2006–My wife and I were jogging on a gravel road in Warren County when we saw a mountain lion up ahead in the distance. We both stopped in our tracks. We did not have a camera with us; however, I have since tried to carry one at all times. There have been other sightings…

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Virginia Box Turtle Reporting