Category: birding

Time flies…

As per usual, spring is getting ahead of me! I have a few more blooms to share with you, but there are probably a few more. I haven’t had time to walk the trails yet this week. There are a lot more birds back…

"Oh, the weather outside is frightful.."

Can you believe this weather? This is the view from outside the office window, right now. I do have to admit though, the snow has made for some great birding at the feeders today. We’ve seen all the regulars plus Fox Sparrow, Pine Siskens,…

Blooms and Birds

This warm weather has made the wildflowers explode. Some things are pretty early. We haven’t had much of a chance to do any serious birding, but I’ve included what we know of so far. Blooms:BloodrootCommon Blue VioletYellow VioletCelendine PoppyConfederate VioletSpring BeautiesDutchman’s BreechesSquirrel CornRedbudServiceberryRue AnemoneHepaticaVirginia…

Orchids and Azaleas

If you’ve been waiting to come out to the preserve to see orchids or azaleas, now is the time! Currently, Pink lady’s slipper is in bloom. There are several flowers easily accessed by the study pond, and the first portion of the Cassa Burro…

April showers brought LOTS of flowers!

Spring is definitely in full swing now. There are tons of wildflowers in bloom, too many to list here, although I will mention a few. Showy orchis is just beginning to bloom. I know today is Sunday, and we will be closed for the…