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Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Raccoon tracks © Rosemary Mosco
Raccoon tracks © Rosemary Mosco

In the winter months, when animal activity seems to be down, you can often find signs of the few animals that remain active on Martha’s Vineyard this time of year—especially in freshly fallen snow. 

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

Funnel web weaver spider © Myer Bornstein
Funnel web weaver spider © Myer Bornstein

The webs of funnel web weaver spiders might just be the very prettiest parlors of all, ready for a cricket, ant, or grasshopper to drop by for a visit. Gorgeous funnel-shaped webs—usually invisible—are now noticeable, glistening with dew in the damp mornings.