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Sightings From September 2011

September 30, 2011

Resident Redtail by Bill Moses

Resident Redtail by Bill Moses

A red-tail hawk perched in a tree in the staff parking lot.

 

September 27, 2011

There are many stinkhorn mushrooms in the native plant garden. 

September 23, 2011

Male American redstart by Bill Moses

Male American redstart by Bill Moses

A black throated blue warbler was feeding at the visitor center feeders.

A red-tail hawk flew into the Amphitheater during A "Raptors Up Close" program. 

An amercan redstart was behind the Visitor Center. 

September 21, 2011

A ruffed grouse and a porcupine were spotted off of the Lookout Trail. 

September 20, 2011

Hairy Woodpecker by Bill Moses

Hairy Woodpecker by Bill Moses

A hermit thrush was seen in the Native Plant Garden and a hairy woodpecker was seen on the Lookout Trail.

September 19, 2011

Black vulture by Phil Campbell, Sept 19, 2011

Black vulture by Phil Campbell, Sept 19, 2011

Longtime volunteer counter Phil Campbell enjoyed watching (and photographing!) a Black Vulture that settled down on the rocks just below the owl decoy.

September 17, 2011

Osprey comes in close for a great look

Osprey comes in close for a great look

Another great shot by Harry Collins: an Osprey treated our visitors at the North Lookout to an up-close view.

September 17, 2011

Broadwing kettle at NLO by Harry Collins, sept 17, 2011

Broadwing kettle at NLO by Harry Collins, sept 17, 2011

Harry Collins captured this great shot of a broadwing kettle as the birds swirled overhead at North Lookout.  

September 14, 2011

Timber Rattlesnake by Bill Moses

Timber Rattlesnake by Bill Moses

A timber rattlesnake was seen at East Rocks.

 

September 12, 2011

A black rat snake was six feet from the visitor center entrance.

 

September 11, 2011

An adult red-tail hawk was feeding on the ground in the back of the visitor center.

Another adult red-tail hawk caught a mouse in the workshop parking lot.

A milk snake was in the Common Room Garage. 

 

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