Scavenger Hunt – Zippel Bay

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota’s All-Ages Scavenger Hunt!

You are tasked with finding as many of the specific “items” listed below as you can, which are grouped into these categories:
◎  Birds  ◎  Mammals  ◎  Wildflowers  ◎  Trees  ◎  Humans

The prize drawing is completed for 2021.

But, please feel free to enjoy the hunt.

BIRDS – Minnesota parks offer excellent birding opportunities.

#1. Bird - BLUE JAY

Woohoo! You found a blue jay!

#2. Birds - WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH

Great! Hopefully you got to see it hopping down a tree!

#3. Bird - DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT

Fun find! Hopefully you also got to hear it making it’s loud calls.

#4. Birds - RING-BILLED GULL

Great!

MAMMALS – Many mammals are hiding out there–can you find them?

#5. Mammal - RED SQUIRREL

Fabulous! Was it making noises when you saw it?

#6. Mammal - WHITETAIL DEER

Nice job! Isn’t it amazing how quiet they can be.

#7. Mammal - RIVER OTTER

How great to spot an otter! Did you know that after an absence of more than a century, their range is again extending into southern Minnesota.

#8. Mammal - MINK

Good eye! Such a fun find.

WILDFLOWERS — nature’s artwork, these flowers are important part of the ecosystem.

#9. Wildflower - HAREBELL

Great job!

#10. Wildflower - JOE-PYE WEED

Super job finding the Joe-Pye Weed!

#11. Wildflower - SELF-HEAL

That is great attention to detail to find this oft-overlooked flower!

#12. Wildflower - YELLOW LADYSLIPPER

What a great find!

TREES – The lungs of our world

#13. Tree - BALSAM FIR

Excellent job spotting this fir!

#14. Tree - JACK PINE

Nice job finding the Jack Pine!

#15. Tree - PAPER BIRCH

Great job!

#16. Tree - QUAKING ASPEN

Great job!

HUMANS – Yes, we are mammals, but we do very unique activities, don’t we?

#17. Humans - PHOTOGRAPHER

Oh snap!

#18. Humans - SAND CASTLE

How fun!

#19. Humans - SWIMMER

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Results

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our website. If you are the winner, we will notify you by email and send the gift card to the address listed in the form.

Best of luck!

We hope you’ll stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram

Thank you for participating in Parks & Trails Council’s 2021 Scavenger Hunt! We will announce the winner of the weekly drawing on our website. If you are the winner, we will notify you by email and send the gift card to the address listed in the form.

Best of luck!

We hope you’ll stay connected with us on Facebook and Instagram