Recent Sightings

Sightings From August 2018

August 31, 2018

Monarch Caterpillars

Monarch Caterpillars

Lots of monarch caterpillars (Danaus plexippus) have been seen enjoying the milkweed in our Native Garden and along the trails. Soon they'll be transforming into the iconic butterfly, just in time for their migration in September. 

August 22, 2018

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Many songbirds have been spotted migrating past the Lookouts, including this Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica). Autumn migration is in full-swing!

Photo by Bill Moses. 

August 16, 2018

Joe-Pye Weed

Joe-Pye Weed

Joe-Pye weed (Eutrochium purpureum) is blooming in our Native Plant Garden, attracting some buzzing visitors! 

Photo by Mary Linkevich. 

August 2, 2018

American Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

A few American goldfinches (Spinus tristis) have been spotted enjoying our Visitor Center bird feeders.

Photo by Bill Moses. 

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