The rare white pseudoheron freezes in place to stalk prey more effectively. Possibly.
Sometimes, a month with nothing unusual is really quite comforting.
But that was just old friends who are birds! For our human friends, in February we also shared programs about Kinglets, opened up for the
Great Backyard Bird Count, painted signs, installed our Little Free Library, played Wingspan at the Museum, and hopefully inspired art! Of course, you’d have to look through the window the other wayto see most of those things (or come inside).
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Did you know we just list them in the order we see them? Usually the first several are from the first day of the month. We put the ones not seen
in last month bold.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (male). Carved by Bob Spear in 1985.
American Crow (6/4/12 fly – over, 6/22/12 juveniles under feeder) Blue Jay
Wild Turkey American Robin
(6/27/12 downy with young feeding) Hairy Woodpecker
Baltimore Oriole (6/22/12) Ruby-throated Hummingbird
(5/5/12 FOY male) Northern Cardinal
(male & female)
Goshawk (6/13/12 chasing 3 crows, 6/21/12 perched in the tree above picnic table)
Sapsucker (6/21/12 & 6/22/12 nestlings calling for food, nest hole visible from picnic tables)
Black Bear (6/14/12 @ 12:30 pm stayed about 3 minutes until the sound of the door scared it off)
Skunk (6/29/12) Gray Squirrels
*FOY stands for First Of Year.
Skunk visiting bird feeders on June 29, 2012
You can always compare this list to , or check out sightings in the area on other months . eBird
Did you know we just list them in the order we see them? Usually the first several are from the first day of the month.Our board looks like this:
A white board, a window, some feeders and some staff and volunteers: put ’em together and you have a loose record of birds
We put the ones not seen
last month in bold.
Chipping Sparrow Tufted Titmouse
Red-tailed Hawk (flew over May 4)
Ruby-throated Hummingbird (FOY* 5/5/12 male; female on 5/9/12. Also seen in E. Dorset 5/3/12)
Sharp-shinned Hawk (5/5/12 Caught a bird!)
Black-throated Green Warbler (in parking lot 5/3/12) American Robin
Northern Oriole (5/11/12) Northern Cardinal
* FOY stands for First of Year.
You can always compare this list to
other months, or check out sightings in the area on eBird.