Aquatic Ecosystems at the Park

Note: The video segment for these photos appears on the "Prairie Ecosystems" page.


Rivers, Creeks and Lakes

The Brazos River


Big Creek


Creek


Lake


Pier on 40-acre lake


Lake


Oxbow


Swamps, Marshes and Wetlands

Swamp


Marsh


Marsh


Pilant Lake


Wetland


Water lilies of the wetland


Waterfowl: Northern Shovelers


Winter waterfowl: Blue-Winged Teal


Black-bellied Whistling Duck


Wood duck


Summer residents: Purple Gallinule


Anhinga


Wading birds: Great Blue Heron


Wading birds: Green Heron


Wading birds: Roseate Spoonbill


Mixed Rookery


Cattle Egret nest


Great Egrets


Great Blue Heron nests


Mammals, Amphibians and Reptiles

Nutria


River Otter


Bull frog


Green Tree Frog


Cottonmouth snake


American Alligator



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