Rare Plants and Animals of the Clear Creek Region

 

Louisiana Waterthrush, Parkesia motacilla, feeding young. Photo by John Watts.

Tiger Spiketail Dragonfly, Cordulegaster erronea. Photo by John Watts

Kentucky Warbler, Geothlypis formosa, feeding young. Photo by John Watts

Blue-headed Vireo, Vireo solitarius. Photo by John Watts.

Gray Petaltail Dragonfly, Tachopteryx thoreyi. Photo by John Watts

Four-toed Salamander, Hemidactylium scutatum. Photo by John Howard.

Hermit Thrush, Catharus guttatus. Photo by John Watts.

Worm-eating Warbler, Helmitheros vermivorum.

Eastern Buck Moth, Hemileuca maia. Photo by John Watts

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Three of the four native orchid species found in the Clear Creek region to date.

Showy orchis, Galearis spectabilis. Photo by John Watts.

Pink Lady’s Slipper Orchid, Cypripedium acaule.

Cranefly Orchid, Tipularia discolor. Photo by John Howard.

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