Through the Window: April birds… snow… mammals… no snow!


Wood Duck and duckling carved by Bob Spear

Wood Duck and duckling carved by Bob Spear

Not seen (or recorded) last month are bold

  • Wild Turkey
  • Mourning Dove
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Black-Capped Chickadee
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Dark-eyed Junco (12 on 3/16)
  • Common Grackle
  • Blue Jay
  • White-breasted Nuthatch
  • Tufted Titmouse
  • Common Redpoll (4/24)
  • White-winged Crossbill (at Bob Spear’s on April 1)
  • American Crow
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • American Goldfinch (male 4/6)
  • American Robin
  • Evening Grosbeak
  • Brown-headed Cowbird (4/12)
  • Northern Flicker (4/12)
  • White-throated Sparrow (4/16)
  • Song Sparrow (4/15)
  • Northern Cardinal
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Fox Sparrow (3/12)
  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  • Purple Finch (4/16)
  • Winter Wren (4/19)
  • Wood Ducks (seen by Bob at pond 4/16-17)
  • Rose-breasted Grosbeak (4/27)


  • Red Squirrel
  • Gray Squirrel
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • Eastern Newt
  • White-tail Deer Scat
  • Wood Frogs (at big pond 4/15)
  • Bobcat (seen by Gale outside kitchen window 4/18)

The amazing snow pile (snowfall plus what slid off the roof) visible from our Viewing Window melted and was rained away finally on 4/26. It had still been 2 ½ feet deep 4/12 (and earlier had been deeper than some of our staff are tall)!

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One Comment on “Through the Window: April birds… snow… mammals… no snow!”

  1. […] can always compare this list to last April, or check out sightings in the area on eBird. The wood frogs eggs seen in March may have gotten a […]


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