Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Sit Spot (and more later tomorrow)



March 31, 2020, 5:54 p.m.
Sit 430 : Brush Pile W : Cloudy
+4º (0º) ne 19 - 28 kph 98 % humidity

Robins,
Woodpecker drumming,
Red-winged Blackbirds,
Song Sparrow,
Crows,
(Traffic noises)
Cardinal,

Extras:
5:50 a.m. Spring Peepers from all directions
6:30 a.m. Wild Turkeys and Robins calling
White-tailed Deer
Blue Jays,
Chickadees,
Mourning Doves,
Goldfinches,
White-breasted Nuthatch,
Downy Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Black Squirrel
Grey Squirrel
Evidence of Pileated Woodpecker (Nest building?)


(My usual Photo Site photo and photos re Pileated Woodpecker
will be up tomorrow. )


Monday, March 30, 2020

Sit Spot & Rhubarb - March 30, 2020




March 30, 2020, 9:54 a.m.
Sit 429 : Brush Pile W : Cloudy 
+6° (+2) w 26_39 kph 83% humidity 

Song Sparrow,
Mallard,
Cardinal  
Crows,
Mourning Doves,
Red-winged Blackbirds,
Blue Jays,
(Jet, traffic noise),
(JetSuite Air flight 307...)

Extras:
2:00 p.m. Phoebe calling!
Chickadees,
Goldfinches,
White-breasted Nuthatch,
Black Squirrels,
Grey Squirrels 
Rabbit & White-tailed Deer 
     on Game Camera.

Our Rhubarb is up!




Photo Site #4 - North Ridge Trail





Very Early Rhubarb Leaves





Sunday, March 29, 2020

Sit Spot & First Coltsfoot of the Season - March 29, 2020




March 29, 2020 9:03 a.m.
Sit 428 : Brush Pile E Cloudy with rain 
+5° (+2°) e 15-23 100% humidity 

Cardinal,
Crows,
Raindrops on tarp,
Blue Jays,
(Rain on iPhone so could 
not access keyboard for 10
minutes)

Extras:
Red-winged Blackbirds,
Chickadees,
Goldfinches,
Grackles,
White-breasted Nuthatch,
Robins,
Song Sparrow,
Black Squirrels,
Grey Squirrels,

Coltsfoot blooming !
Highwinds all afternoon and into evening.
Hard to hear any birds.
Spring Peepers could be heard by west pond.






Photo Site #3 - West Meadow Viewpoint






Coltsfoot




Saturday, March 28, 2020

Sit Spot and a Moss - March 28, 2020




March 28, 2020 9:13 a.m 
Sit 427 : Brush Pile E : Cloudy with rain 
+3° (0°) NE 11-17 95% humidity 

Mourning Doves,
Woodpecker drumming,
Crows,
Song Sparrows,
Red-winged Blackbirds,
Blue Jays,
Unidentified chirps,
Rooster,
Wind in trees,
Raindrops on tarp,
Mallards,
(Traffic noises)

Extras:
5:50 Spring Peepers and American Woodcocks calling
6:50 Wind chimes almost drowning out Robins,                
        Cardinals & Spring Peepers
5 White-tailed Deer 
Chickadees,
Goldfinches,
Juncos,
White-breasted Nuthatch,
Downy Woodpecker,
Red-bellied Woodpecker,
Rabbit,
Black Squirrels,
Grey Squirrel.




Photo Site #2 -  East Willow




Unidentified Moss




Friday, March 27, 2020

Sit Spot & Red Trillium Shoots - March 27, 2020




March 27, 2020 10:04
Sit 426 : Brush Pile W : Cloudy 
+2° (0°) NW 4-6 kph 85% humidity 

Crows,
Woodpecker drumming,
Song Sparrow,
Chickadees,
Cardinal,
(Neither jets nor traffic today!)

Extras:
6:45 a.m. Robins, Cardinals, Mallards, 
     and Spring Peepers calling
10:30 a.m. Tundra Swans flying overhead 
Early afternoon: Wood Frogs, Chorus Frogs, &
     Spring Peepers all calling
Rabbit in west meadow
Red-winged Blackbirds
Mourning Doves,
Goldfinches,
Juncos,
White-breasted Nuthatch,
Downy Woodpecker,
Red-bellied Woodpecker,
Chipmunk,
Black Squirrels,
Grey Squirrels,
Red Trilliums shoots getting larger
Spring Beauty leaves up
Saw first butterfly of season 
      probably Question-mark but maybe Comma




Photo Site #1 - East Pond




Red Trillium Shoots