Friday, October 10, 2014

OCTOBER IS ACTIVE


Beavers are foraging in the late afternoons, caching for the winter. 

Wood Ducks are heading south. 


Wood Duck by Bob Stymeist
American Tree Sparrows arrive for Halloween. White-throated Sparrows and Dark-eyed Juncos have arrived! Goldfinches are flitting in birches - they love those catkins. Waterfowl numbers peak this month. Skunks and Northern Flickers are foraging for grubs in lawns.

Turkey Vultures are aloft in the afternoons. 

Chipmunks are scurrying around, looking for a winter burrow.

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