Sightings for the first half of April 2014

Blue-eyed Grass

Blue-eyed Grass

We’ve been seeing Wild Turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) regularly this month: two on the 2nd; one on the 7th; four on the 8th; five on the 10th; and three on the 15th.

We have also noted the following from April 1st-15th:

1st – Yellow Trumpet Pitcher Plants (Sarracenia alata) blooming

2nd – Blue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium angustifolium)

8th – Box turtles (Terrapene carolina), Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris), Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea), Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum), Blue Grosbeak (Passerina caerulea)

11th – Black Racer (Coluber constrictor), American Oystercatchers (Haematopus palliatus), Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

15th – Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris)


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