Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Light rain. Small tree down across the path next to the creek. Great blue heron close to the southern shore, standing in the water and then on a low tree branch. Mallards scattered around the shore, swallows flying above the water. Egret close to shore near the southeast inlet. Muskrat pushing a large twig with a few leaves towards shore. Two geese and six large goslings trimming the grass off the western shore. Yellow yarrow starting to bloom in the northeast marsh; blue flags blooming near the western outlet.Four mallards on the rising creek; large, orange shelf fungus on a tree stump; fisherman trying the creek pool.