Wilket Creek: April 21, 2018

  

2 degrees and sun / cloud mix at the start

Bird Highlight: White-throated Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

Botany Highlight: Coltsfoot

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Species list: mallard, red-tailed hawk, ring-billed gull, mourning dove, belted kingfisher, northern flicker, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, blue jay, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, American robin, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, dark-eyed junco, white-throated sparrow, song sparrow.  (23 species)

Red Squirrel

Song Sparrow

Northern Cardinal (female)

Red-bellied Woodpecker (female)

Blue Jay

Mallards

Cottontail Rabbit

American Goldfinch (male)

Dark-eyed Junco (male)

American Robin

Tartarian Honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)

Northern Cardinal (male)

Mallards

Miles Hearn

                                               NATURE POETRY

O Spring-time sweet!
The whole Earth smiles, thy coming to greet.

– Unknown

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