Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Friday, April 24, 2015
The reptiles and amphibians are on the move. After a long cold Winter it's so wonderful to see them. I had a couple good walks in several different places to see all of these herps. I have to say....I love Spring. Birds and Herps. Life is good, make that great!
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
I heard from a friend today that the Hawks were migrating in good numbers. I was unable to get out to the watch because we were returning from the trip to PA to take my oldest son to his meeting place for his Peace Corp assignment to Namibia Africa. I'm so proud of my son, we are going to miss him so much. 27 months of service. We went for an evening hike and came upon our first toad of the season, he had some dried mud on him, I think he was just up from hibernation. We are expecting rain tonight, I expect to see lots of toads out in the ponds tomorrow. As we were leaving the park I told hubby I was expecting the pair of Coopers Hawks to be returning to their nest....and there they were, roosting fairly close to their nest location! Awesome end to hard day.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
We decided to head up to the Co. Park to check and see if anything was happening in the Vernal Pool, it was! There were hundreds of Spotted Salamanders. This is going to be a really good year for them. We have had several days of light rain, temps just above 40 degrees. There were also Spring Peepers and Wood Frogs. What a fun thing to do with our sons. It never gets old.