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Through the Window: December 2017

January 5, 2018

Some surprises and delights by the time the Bird Monitoring Walk and Christmas Bird Count rolled around. (We did not actually have quite this much snow, but it’s getting there.) Advertisements

Through the Window: November 2017

December 8, 2017

More light traffic… or should I say continued light traffic? at the feeders this month.

Through the Window: October 2017

November 3, 2017

Through October, we continued to have light traffic at our feeders, but plenty of birds deeper in the woods. Great insects, fruits, berries? Could be. This month’s list includes what we observed at the Big Sit!, one of our favorite birding activities.

Through the Window: September 2017

October 6, 2017

It’s pretty dry out there this month . Several people have called in to report no one is at their feeders. What are your thoughts about that?

Through the Window: July 2017

August 4, 2017

High summer! The flow at the feeders is steady, not too many surprises. Mammals are taking great advantage of our feeding …

Through the Window: May 2017

June 2, 2017

Wow, what a spring! Some unusual species seen and heard this month, for us, down here at the Viewing Window. (Okay, okay, we did record a few birds heard or seen while we were coming into the Museum or running out to check the mail….)

Through the Window: April 2017

May 5, 2017

Welcome spring! As often in April, the number of species seen rises dramatically.

Through the Window: March 2017

April 7, 2017

March was a mix, with bare ground and then snowstorm Stella. A small snafu, so we don’t have our white board list from February but we did of course keep track over on eBird. for our monitoring walks and so on.  So bold in this list indicates “not seen in January” instead of “not seen […]

Through the Window: January 2017

February 3, 2017

A nice start to the year! Black-capped chickadee Tufted Titmouse Blue Jay Hairy Woodpecker Mourning Dove Downy Woodpecker (male) Northern Cardinal (male) Dark-eyed Junco Red-breasted Nuthatch White-throated Sparrow White-breasted Nuthatch Plenty of Red and Gray Squirrels. We’ve also seen a Vole, White-tailed Deer, Eastern Chipmunks, a photographer, and an Eastern Cottontail rabbit. Even though we […]

Through the Window: December 2016

January 13, 2017

A quiet, bird-filled, peaceful New Year is what we wish for you. We’ll wrap up 2016 with last month’s Viewing Window record. Wild Turkey Blue Jay (flock of 9 or more) Black-capped chickadee Hairy Woodpecker Northern Cardinal (male) Downy Woodpecker (male) Mourning Dove Tufted Titmouse Dark-eyed Junco White-throated Sparrow (2 see on 12/12 & 12/13, […]