nature

The good thing with the end of summer is that we can now enjoy these majestic creatures once again. This bald eagle was seen near the village. nature, wildlife, animal, bird, eagle Photo: Adrien Hourlier

The good thing with the end of summer is that we can now enjoy these majestic creatures once again. This bald eagle was seen near the Village.

(2/2) Even if you don't get a close shot, you can appreciate seeing a pair of ospreys at their nest in the Village in July. nature, wildlife, animal, bird, osprey Photo: Barb Kristen

Even if you don’t get a close shot, you can appreciate seeing a pair of ospreys at their nest in the Village in July and on a power pole at the Main Injector in August.

(1/2) The Fermilab site continually surprises with its wonders of nature, this time with huge mushrooms. One, two and maybe more: These are Calvatia gigantea, commonly known as giant puffballs. Mushrooms tend to grow in groups. nature, plant, fungus, mushroom, giant puffball Photo: Aleksandr Romanov

The Fermilab site continually surprises with its wonders of nature, this time with huge mushrooms. One, two and maybe more: These are Calvatia gigantea, commonly known as giant puffballs. Mushrooms tend to grow in groups.

This praying mantis was seen on Sept. 18 at the entrance of Wilson Hall. It was swaying, as if to disguise itself as a leaf in the wind, but that didn't work too well in this setting. nature, wildlife, animal, insect, praying mantis Photo: Pete Cholewinski

This praying mantis was seen on Sept. 18 at the entrance of Wilson Hall. It was swaying, as if to disguise itself as a leaf in the wind, but that didn’t work too well in this setting.