For his birthday, Patrick received a gift card to the nature store at the Audubon Society of Portland (). When we headed up there to use it on April 1 (he got a plush fox, a book about animal camouflage, a compass/binocular/magnifying glass tool, and a bee figurine), we visited the animal care center and went for a short walk on one of the trails (pictures).
Finnegan the American Kestrel:
Syd the Red-tailed Hawk:
Tiny mushroom inside a tree stump:
Also inside the tree stump, some red-tongued mammal:
A bat box:
Back in the nature center, they have several feeders that you can watch from several windows, and there was lots of activity, birds and mammals. An Anna’s Hummingbird:
Another (or the same!) squirrel: