Happy ducks along the edge of Hardy Pond on the Muskegon River.
A group of friendly bucks near the High Roll Way on the Muskegon River.
This picture always makes me sleepy. When the Muskegon River was flooded, several beavers came to shore, presenting a really unique photo opportunity.
Caspian tern on a West Michigan Lake.
Lesser yellowlegs are a visitor during the fall to the Muskegon River watershed.
Wood ducks in the spring along the Muskegon
Canada goose aka "sky carp" on the Muskegon River
Kildeers are common in the early fall.
The one mulberry tree along the river draws in many great birds in late June
A turkey in a tree
Tree swallows mark the beginning of the spring steelhead run.
Wood turtle and map turtles
Sandhill cranes are a common sight in West Michigan
Loons visit our area in the spring and summer. They are one of the most beautiful of birds.
Buffleheads are migratory and visit the area in February and March
The beaver is asleep now.
A water snake by the edge of the Muskegon River
Mink are common and fast!