Frost in the Park (and I’ve got the pictures to prove it)

I’ll spare you pictures of frost and get right to the interesting change afoot at the pond. When I arrived this morning, nine goslings were napping in one group with one set of parents, and two goslings were in a distinctly separate group with a second set of parents, instead of the usual eight andContinue reading “Frost in the Park (and I’ve got the pictures to prove it)”

The May Flowers are starting to arrive in Estabrook!

WIth all the avian excitement yesterday, I didn’t even get to show you all that the recent April showers have brought.First up is the yellow trout lily (Erythronium americanum), a distinct species from the slightly-smaller and much-earlier-opening white trout lily (Erythronium albidum), which continues to bloom in big patches and has begun attracting bumblebees andContinue reading “The May Flowers are starting to arrive in Estabrook!”