Today I walked my dogs from about 6 – 7:30 p.m. at a friends farm in Douro. Highlights were: Eastern Kingbird, FOY (first of the year) Yellow Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, FOY American Bittern, Wilson’s Snipe, FOY Green Heron, and FOY adult male Eastern Towhee.

Observer: Luke Berg

American Bittern - by Don Pettypiece

American Bittern – by Don Pettypiece

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.