Here's a few pics from a nice hike we took at Pickerington Ponds Metropark.
A couple of Red Admiral butterflies gleaning minerals from detritus:
A Common Yellowthroat (a warbler):
A Great Egret taking a bath!
A heronry (nesting colony of Great Blue Herons):
Nice little creek:
A Garter Snake resting on Garlic Mustard:
Blue Flag (Iris):
A couple of Daddy Long-Legs:
Miami-Mist (Phacelia purshii Hydrophyllaceae - Waterleaf Family). This was a new one for us!:
Some sort of jumping spider:
Pearl Crescent butterflies mating:
Eastern Juvenile Red-tailed hawk (confirmation?):
A Fleabane (Aster Family):
Unidentified sparrow (guesses?):
Another great park in the Columbus area Metropark system!