nature

(1/2) Mr. and Mrs. Sandhill Crane visited the SiDet parking lot this morning, and brought Junior along. nature, wildlife, bird, crane, sandhill crane Photo: Leticia Shaddix

Mr. and Mrs. Sandhill Crane visited the SiDet parking lot one August morning and brought Junior along. Surprisingly, they did not visit the Bubble Chamber. They did, however, look around for a tasty snack.

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A cool egret flies over the Main Ring cooling pond at AZero on Oct. 10, 2018. nature, wildlife, bird, egret Photo: Elliott McCrory

A cool egret flies over the Main Ring cooling pond at AZero on Oct. 10, 2018.

Wally Levernier, Fermilab's ecologist talks about the importance of plant diversity on a Fermilab wildflower walk hosted by Fermilab Natural Areas and the Batavia Environmental Commission. More than 50 people attended. people, ecology, nature, Fermilab Natural Areas Photo: Georgia Schwender

Wally Levernier, Fermilab’s ecologist talks about the importance of plant diversity on a Fermilab wildflower walk hosted by Fermilab Natural Areas and the Batavia Environmental Commission. More than 50 people attended.

This photo was captured along Wilson Road heading into the lab at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 2. The deer all had their heads down and were eating. But when the photographer stopped, the deer all looked up at the same time and stared at him while he zoomed and snapped the photo. nature, wildlife, animal, mammal, deer, prairie, landscape, summer, fog Photo: Mike Piekarski

This photo was captured along Wilson Road heading into the lab at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Aug. 2. The deer all had their heads down and were eating. But when the photographer stopped, the deer all looked up at the same time and stared at him while he zoomed and snapped the photo.