The wood duck drake is one of the most beautiful ducks in St. Landry Parish.
Male Indigo Buntings sing from treetops, shrubs, and power lines all summer in St. Landry Parish. Photograph by Berchman Soileau
The Eastern Bluebird in St Landry Parish – 2021. Photograph by Berchman Soileau.
White-tailed deer are found throughout the state even in some coastal locales.
Louisiana Alligator by Berchman Soileau – St. Landry Parish 2021.
After almost going extinct in the mid 20th century due to DDT poisoning, bald eagles are a true success story.
Ruby-throated hummingbirds are tiny, fast-flying birds that are commonly seen throughout the eastern United States during the warm weather months.
“I found a pair of Great Horned Owls there and was able to capture these photos. They looked at me like I was the first human they had ever seen.” (Photograph by Berchman Soileau.)
Bobcat in St. Landry Parish – by Wildlife Photographer Berchman Soileau
St. Landry Wildlife by Berchman Soileau
According to the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Louisiana’s official state mammal, the Louisiana black bear is also the state’s most recent conservation success story.