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Sightings From September 2018

September 28, 2018

Timber Rattlesnakes

Timber Rattlesnakes

This month, visitors have spotted several timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) crawling between the rocks at the Lookouts and along some trails. Don't be afraid, though! They often just want to soak up the fleeting sun and mind their own business.

Photo by Bill Moses. 

September 12, 2018

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted nuthatches (Sitta canadensis) have been see daily by the counters at North Lookout while conducting the migration count. Listen for its high-pitched call during your next visit to the Mountain! 

Photo by Bill Moses. 

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