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Sightings Over The Last 30 Days

October 13, 2016

Tree Swallow

Tree Swallow

The tree swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) is a small and agile flier that can be seen in the spring through the fall in North America as it breeds. This species is highly social, and many will form flocks of thousands of birds near nesting sites. This past sunday, 20 were seen passing the Lookout.

Photo by Bill Moses. 

September 29, 2016

Fishing Spider

Fishing Spider

The fishing spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus) is a large common fishing spider that may wonder away from water onto trees and even into houses. This shy visitor was found at our Entrance Gate. 

Photo by Barbara Ritzheimer.

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