Monthly Archives: May 2015

PGT Wildflower Walk

25 people showed up for the wildflower walk today even though it’s been raining on-and-off all week. George Yatskievych entertained us with fun facts about every plant we pointed out. Two plants that I found especially interesting: • Prairie Milkweed … Continue reading

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Kentucky Warbler

Migration keeps bringing in new birds every day. Today I got a very good look at an American Redstart but it was so high up in the treetops that I could not get a photograph. Kentucky Warblers are also challenging … Continue reading

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Big Day at the PGT

I found 80 different kinds of birds as I walked around the 600-acres here at the PGT today. I started sunrise and stopped only when a rainstorm popped up in the late afternoon. My pedometer says I walked 8.5 miles … Continue reading

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Black-billed Cuckoo

A Cooper’s Hawk chased two Black-billed Cuckoos through the tree tops along Beaver Lake this morning. The hawk missed it’s meal but I was able to get this shot as one of the birds paused. We see Yellow-billed Cuckoo much … Continue reading

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