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Sunday, May 6, 2007

May 6, 2007

Participants in our regular Sunday afternoon women's walks were treated to a nice display of early spring wildflowers. Between the nature center and the trail to Hubbard Park, walkers enjoyed blooming Spring Beauty, Blue Cohosh, Coltsfoot, Bloodroot, Dutchman's Britches and Red Trillium.

Meanwhile, around the Wrightsville Reservoir, some interesting bird sightings were reported:

Common Merganser
Spotted Sandpiper
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Blue Jay
American Crow
Common Raven
Black-capped Chickadee
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

American Robin
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Rusty Blackbird
Common Grackle
Purple Finch
American Goldfinch

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