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)
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)