Arrived early (6:38 AM) at the Montezuma National Wildlife Center. There in the Entrance Pool were Blue-winged Teal and Northern Shovelers.
Harris Park. Watched an Osprey having lunch.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Friday, April 25, 2014
Students and faculty advisors have been pruning the trail.
The Cayuga College Trail is in Spring renewal. New growth trees, Colds Foot, Skunk Cabbage, Chionodoxa-Luciliae, and Magnolia blossoms are in evidence.
On the trail near the second pond Donna & Dawn were walking their dogs.
Upon leaving noticed four Brown-headed Cowbirds near the gazebo.
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Departed the driveway looking forward to a scheduled 9 AM birding hike at the Montezuma Audubon Center.
Driving along McDonald Road passed this Mallard Domestic hybrid in a farm front yard.
Made a quick visit to Muckrace Flats. There found a lone Trumpeter Swan, a pair of Canada Geese, and a pair of Wigeons.
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge saw Don and Ruth driving the company truck. Traveling around the Auto-Drive saw Northern Shovelers, Red-wing Balckbirds, Ring-billed Gulls (one eating a fish), Juvenile Bald Eagles, Ring-necked Ducks, American Coots, Blue-winged Teal,
and a Redhead.