Sightings for October 2016- March 2017

October 2016

  • 10/1- Common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)
  • 10/4- Whitetop pitcher plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • 10/4- Sidesaddle pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea)
  • 10/5- Box turtle (Terrapene carolina)

November 2016

  • 11/1- Corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus)
  • 11/4- White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
  • 11/4- Box turtle (Terrapene carolina)
  • 11/28- Yellow-rumped warbler (Dendroica coronata, Setophaga coronata)
  • 11/30- White-tailed deer (2), doe and yearling (Odocoileus virginianus)

December 2016

  • 12/1- Belted kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)
  • 12/3- Bald eagle, northern harrier, American oystercatcher, Nelson’s sparrow, marsh wren, Virginia rail, reddish egret, common loon
  • 12/14- Eastern ribbon snake (Thamnophis sauritus sauritus)
  • 12/14- Cricket frog (Acris sp.)
  • 12/21- Fox squirrel (Sciurus niger)

January 2017

  • 1/4- Mud turtle (Kinosternon sp.)

February 2017

  • 2/6- Golden crowned kinglets (2) (Regulus satrapa)
  • 2/6- Eastern palm warblers (2) (Setophaga palmarum hypochrysea)
  • 2/15- Juvenile bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucoceophalus)
  • 2/23- White-tailed deer, buck (Odocoileus virginianus)
  • 2/23- Purple martin, scouts (Progne subis)
  • 2/24- Sun bonnets blooming

March 2017

  • 3/1- Box turtle (Terrapene carolina)
  • 3/3- White-tailed deer (2) (Odocoileus virginianus)
  • 3/9- Water snake (Nerodia sipedon)
  • 3/13- Red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) catching snake (species unknown)
  • 3/15- Swallow-tailed kite (Elanoides forficatus)
 

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