Category Archives: Jesse H. Jones Park

Finally Some Butterflies

Once we finished walking along the creek (or river), we hiked along a trail that had lots of vines, low grasses, and in one case, a tasty roof (I’ll explain shortly).  Some of these Butterflies I have never seen in my backyard, so it was refreshing to witness something new. Here’s a Gray Hairstreak.  I […]

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Down By The Creek

I think this was called Spring Creek, but it looked like a small river to me. Whatever it was, there was lots of wildlife around.  First thing I noticed was this small bird, a Killdeer, running along the shore.  He just finished taking a drink when I snapped this picture. Further along the shore, we […]

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Nine Banded Armadillo

Cruising down the trail, not two feet from Leecy, stands a small Nine Banded Armadillo.  Somehow Leecy didn’t notice this creature as I guess she was looking up, not down.  I whisper, STOP, LOOK!  This Armadillo then slowly walks back into the woods.  I start taking pictures, neither of us saying a word.  This small […]

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