Scenic Sunday at the Nature Preserve at Dike 14

September 23, 2007

Species lists Photos Chris Trepal
Bird list:
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Killdeer
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Caspian Tern
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Belted Kinfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Yellow-throated Vireo
Red-eye Vireo
Blue Jay
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
House Wren
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
Cedar Waxwing
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Field Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Red-winged Blackbird
House Finch
American Goldfinch
 

Butterflies
Monarchs - Julie tagged about 60 Monarchs
Viceroys

Common Buckeyes (7) This is a large amount of Buckeyes for just one spot (around my table). There were probably many more on the dike.  They are migrants from the Southern US.
American Ladies (2)
Orange Sulphurs
Cabbage Whites
Question Mark
Eastern Tailed Blue
Red Admiral
Fiery Skippers
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Spicebush Swallowtail

Caterpillars:
Woolly Bears (Isabella Tiger Moth)
Yellow Bears  (Moth)
Hickory Tussock Moth
Fall Web Worms (moth)

Blooming Plants: (Nectar sources for butterflies and other insects
Goldenrods: Tall, Canadian, Narrow leaved, Flat topped, Early (some still hanging on)
Asters: New England, Calico, Field. 
Thoroughwort: Tall, Narrow leaved, Snakeroot,
Spotted Knapweed
Yarrow (White)
Field Thistles
Crown Vetch
Queen Ann's Lace
Wingstem

Insects:
Bees (Many kinds)
Dragonflies
Praying mantis (Chinese)
Spiders
Mosquitoes (HA!) 

Snakes
Brown snake


Mammals
Juvenile male white-tailed deer

 


Dawn

Waivers signed

Registration

Bikes

Family

Buck

Snakes

Snakes & kids

Trail

Trail

Sails

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