Life on Carillon Stonegate Pond

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BIRDS

Our Carillon Stonegate Ponds are home to a wide variety of birds and to many avian visitors. Even some that are quite surprising! Great Blue Heron, Mallards and Great Egret on shore of Carillon Stonegate Pond.

Birds identified and photographed: 76.

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OTHER WILDLIFE

You will also find a variety of other wildlife such as deer, coyotes, raccoons, opossum, rabbits, squirrels, fish, muskrats and snakes. Coyotes above roaming the iced-over Carillon Stonegate Pond.

Wildlife identified and photographed: 20.

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PLANTS & INSECTS

And both in and surrounding Carillon Stonegate Pond, there are a collection of plants, shrubs and trees that make the ecology of the ponds so interesting. You will also find a variety of insects such as Hummingbird Clearwing Moth shown above visiting the Wild Bergamot.

Plants, wildflowers, Shrubs, Fungi and Trees identified and photographed: 83.

Insects identified and photographed: 51.