Rouge Hills: April 26, 2018


8 degrees and sunny at the start

Bird Highlight: Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird (male)

Botany Highlight: Virginia Waterleaf

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginiana)

Species list: turkey vulture, northern harrier, ring-billed gull, hairy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, tree swallow, American crow, black-capped chickadee, American robin, eastern bluebird, red-winged blackbird, American goldfinch, song sparrow.  (13 species)

White Birch (Betula papyrifera)

American Crow

Christmas Fern

Song Sparrow

Tree Swallows


Miles Hearn

                                                          NATURE POETRY

April is here!
Blithest season of all the year,
The little brook laughs as it leaps away;
The lambs are out on the hills at play.

– Eben E. Rexford (1848–1916)

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