Photo by Corey Husic

Friday, April 22, 2011

Recent sightings

Here are some recent phenological sightings from southern Monroe County:

April 20, 2011:
  • large push of raptors including Broad-winged and Red-shouldered Hawks and several Ospreys
  • first Northern Rough-winged Swallow of year; also large numbers of Tree and Barn Swallows
  • first Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  • first Common Green Darner
April 21, 2011:
  • first Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • first Palm Warbler
April 22, 2011:
  • leaves emerging on native Amelanchier and Viburnum shrubs

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