Through the Window: April birds… snow… mammals… no snow!

Birds

Wood Duck and duckling carved by Bob Spear
Wood Duck and duckling carved by Bob Spear

Not seen (or recorded) last month are bold

  • Wild Turkey
  • Mourning Dove
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Black-Capped Chickadee
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Dark-eyed Junco (12 on 3/16)
  • Common Grackle
  • Blue Jay
  • White-breasted Nuthatch
  • Tufted Titmouse
  • Common Redpoll (4/24)
  • White-winged Crossbill (at Bob Spear’s on April 1)
  • American Crow
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • American Goldfinch (male 4/6)
  • American Robin
  • Evening Grosbeak
  • Brown-headed Cowbird (4/12)
  • Northern Flicker (4/12)
  • White-throated Sparrow (4/16)
  • Song Sparrow (4/15)
  • Northern Cardinal
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Fox Sparrow (3/12)
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Purple Finch (4/16)
  • Winter Wren (4/19)
  • Wood Ducks (seen by Bob at pond 4/16-17)
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak (4/27)

Others

  • Red Squirrel
  • Gray Squirrel
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • Eastern Newt
  • White-tail Deer Scat
  • Wood Frogs (at big pond 4/15)
  • Bobcat (seen by Gale outside kitchen window 4/18)

The amazing snow pile (snowfall plus what slid off the roof) visible from our Viewing Window melted and was rained away finally on 4/26. It had still been 2 ½ feet deep 4/12 (and earlier had been deeper than some of our staff are tall)!

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