Recent Sightings

Sightings From October 2018

October 19, 2018

Blue-headed Vireo

Blue-headed Vireo

Raptors aren't the only birds we see migrating past the lookouts! This Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius) was spotted taking a quick snack break atop a branch at North Lookout.

Photo by Bill Moses.

October 12, 2018

Acorns

Acorns

Staff and volunteers have been finding an optimistic amount of acorns, or oak nuts, in the parking lots, forests, and trailsides. Redistributing these nuts throughout the forest and formally propagating some all contributes to the Sanctuary's efforts to repopulate oak tree species on the Mountain. 

Photo by Mary Linkevich. 

October 5, 2018

Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel

A true sign of autumn on the Mountain, witch hazel (Hamamelis) can be seen blooming along our trails and in our Native Habitat Garden. 

Photo by Mary Linkevich.

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