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Thumbnail ImageChink Shell - Lacuna vincta on March 28, 2020
Thumbnail ImageRed-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) on March 14, 2020
Thumbnail ImageRed Fox (Vulpes vulpes) on March 16, 2020
Thumbnail ImageAmerican Black Duck (Anas rubripes) on March 19, 2020
Thumbnail ImageBald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on March 19, 2020
Thumbnail ImageWaved Whelk - Buccinum undatum on March 26, 2020
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Thumbnail ImageSmooth Periwinkle - Littorina Obtusata on March 26, 2020
Thumbnail Imageperiwinkle (Littorina littoria) on March 26, 2020
Thumbnail ImageStarfish or sea star on March 26, 2020
Thumbnail ImageLions mane jellyfish (Cyanea capillata) on March 23, 2020
Thumbnail ImageMale ring neck Pheasant on March 23, 2020
Thumbnail ImageBald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) on March 12, 2020

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