Critters Close Up


Bald Eagles (can you see the turtle that the eagle on the stump is holding in its claws?)


Water snake swimming, filmed during a Friends of the Kaw float trip on the Upper Wakarusa River


Northern Water Snake


Canada Geese--flock of adults and young


Great Blue Heron tracks on sandbar


Beaver--logs that have been stripped for food



Softshell turtle--buried in sand while laying eggs


Green heron raising crest when startled


Eagle photo- Michael A. Watkins Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Eagle video- Mike Cuenca
Heron tracks- Craig Thompson
Green heron- Steve Cringan
Softshell Turtle and Northern Water Snake- Suzanne Collins