We’ve spent a lot of time looking for interesting plants, wildflowers, fungus, and critters in Griggs and Hoover Parks as well as the reservoir itself. Sometimes we get lucky and get a picture of something unique or unusual such as a mink or beaver. Often we just see the critter but fail to get the picture. A recently seen wild turkey as well as a red tailed fox come to mind. It’s fascinating because, as mentioned in previous posts these parks are within the city limits of Columbus.
Recently while I was on a fishing trip in Michigan my wife saw a rather surprising bird in Griggs Park near the dam. We have no idea of where it came from or how it got there. It allowed her to get fairly close for some great pictures. Was it someone’s pet or did it come from the quarry across the river which includes large areas of fields and brush?