Spring Farm CARES Animal and Nature Sanctuary
Nature Sanctuary Photos

Photos from the Spring Farm CARES Nature Sanctuary

All photos were taken by our Conservation Director, Matt Perry. Please also visit our Sanctuary Video page for some videos of the Nature Sanctuary, produced by Matt. And don't forget to check out the Nature Sanctuary blog, Tales from the Wilds, filled with stories from Matt and his incredible photos and videos.

 

Woods of Spring Farm CARES
Woods in the Spring Farm CARES Nature Sanctuary

 

 

 

A pair of Wood Ducks swim in one of the Sanctuary Ponds
A Pair of Wood Ducks stand at the edge of one of the Sanctuary Ponds

 

 

 

 

A woodchuck steals a piece of apple from the beaver pond
A Woodchuck enjoys a piece of apple he found at the Beaver pond

 

 

 

One of the Sanctuary Wildflower Meadows
One of the Sanctuary's Wild Flower Meadows

 

 

 

A Tom Turkey in full Display
A tom Turkey in full display

 

 

 

A toad lounges at the edge of one of our ponds
A Toad lounges at the edge of one of our ponds

 

 

 

A Snapping Turtle
A Snapping Turtle

 

 

 

A Screech Owl peeks out of its nesting box
A Screech Owl peeks out of a nesting box

 

 

 

A Rose-breasted Grossbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

 

 

 

Two Racoons peek from a tree
Two Raccoons peak from a tree

 

 

 

A rare sighting of a resident Porcupine
A rare sighting of a Porcupine

 

 

 

A Mink hangs out at the beaver pond
A Mink hangs around one of the beaver ponds. And, no, she is not foaming at the mouth, but has a tiny patch of white fur along her jaw.

 

 

 

Long spurred Violet
A Long-spurred Violet

 

 

 

A Hairy Woodpecker
A Hairy Woodpecker

 

 

 

A Grey Fox kit peaks through the brush
A Grey Fox kit peaks through the brush

 

 

 

 

 

One of the forests of the sanctuary
One of the forest areas of the Sanctuary

 

 

 

 

First fall snow
A first fall snow in the Sanctuary

 

 

 

 

Easter Tailed Blue
The Eastern Tailed Blue

 

 

 

Two Downey Woodpeckers
Two Downey Woodpeckers

 

 

 

Two Deer
Two White-Tailed Deer

 

 

 

A young Buck peeks through the vegitation
A young buck peeks through the vegitation

 

 

 

A Common Merganser swims in one of the sanctuary ponds
A Common Merganser swims in one of the Sanctuary ponds

 

 

 

A family of Canada Geese hang out at one of the Sanctuary ponds
A family of Canada Geese hang out in one of the Sanctuary ponds

 

 

 

 

Blue-winged Warbler
A Blue-winged Warbler

 

 

 

A pair of Bluebirds and their nesting box
A pair of Bluebirds at their nesting box

 

 

 

 

Blue-eyed Grass
Blue-Eyed Grass

 

 

 

 

Bloodroot
Bloodroot

 

 

 

A resident beaver reaches for a Poplar branch
One of our resident Beavers reaches for a Poplar branch

 

 

 

American Lady Butterfly
American Lady Butterfly

 

 

 

American Bittern
American Bittern