Category: warblers

Water, Water, Everywhere…

It was really nice to be out in the sunshine today. I took some time to check on what’s in bloom, and listened to the myriad of birds singing. The Showy Orchis is still looking great, and is all over the Casa Burro Trail.… Continue Reading “Water, Water, Everywhere…”

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… Continue Reading “Time flies…”

Cute, part II

These are the best I could get so far. I had to take these through the Nature Center window! A couple additions to the flower list are Squirrel Corn, Greek Valerian, Wild Ginger, and Flowering Dogwood. The Showy Orchis is just starting to bloom… Continue Reading “Cute, part II”

A Nature Walk

Sometimes you just want to hike. Go fast. Just be outside. There are other times when you have to force yourself to slow down and look at what’s around you. That’s what I did yesterday. I hadn’t been out on the trails in a… Continue Reading “A Nature Walk”

More Blooms and a Special Bird

Although we are coming to the end of the colorful spring wildflowers and moving into the month of green and white (June), there are still many beautiful flowers to see. I’m a touch behind on the list, but here it is… Flame AzaleaYellow IrisSweet… Continue Reading “More Blooms and a Special Bird”

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… Continue Reading “Blooms and Birds”

Spring is springing!

What a treat it has been having all this warm weather! Things are greening up and popping out every which way you look. Bloodroot has been out for over a week now, and there are Cut-leaved Toothwort blooms out on the Cassa Burro trail.… Continue Reading “Spring is springing!”

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… Continue Reading “April showers brought LOTS of flowers!”