Canada Goose - 14 Mallard - 10 Mourning Dove - 5 Chimney Swift - 3 or 4 (flyovers & collecting twigs around Turtle Pond & Tupelo Field) Ruby-throated Hummingbird - female/hatch-year Tupelo Field (Marianne Sutton & Deb) Herring Gull - a few flyovers Double-crested Cormorant - 8 (Mark Siegeltuch) Black-crowned Night-Heron - almost invisible at Upper Lobe (Barbara Green) Red-bellied Woodpecker - Azalea Pond, drumming at Oven Downy Woodpecker - family group of 4 at Balancing Rock, female Swampy Pin Oak Northern Flicker - Mugger's Woods Great Crested Flycatcher - slope with persimmons s. of Maintenance Field Eastern Kingbird - adults tending nest & fledgling perched above nest Turtle Pond Warbling Vireo - 5 locations Blue Jay - 4 juveniles between Oven & Azalea Pond still soliciting food Barn Swallow - 4 (Turtle Pond, Great Lawn & flyover at Tupelo Field) Red-breasted Nuthatch - 3 seen together at Pinetum White-breasted Nuthatch - heard near Boathouse and at Swampy Pin Oak (same bird?) American Robin - many incl. flightless fledgling on the ground at Maint. Field Gray Catbird - singing in several locations Cedar Waxwing - Shakespeare Garden 2 nestlings, streaked underparts visible House Finch - 5 together at Bow Bridge American Goldfinch - male Tupelo Field White-throated Sparrow - Gill Overlook Baltimore Oriole - 7 (4 Mugger's Woods, juv./female Swampy Pin Oak, juv. at Oven) Red-winged Blackbird - Turtle Pond & Oven Common Grackle - several juveniles doggedly pursuing their parents Northern Cardinal - adult males feeding juveniles at the Oven & Upper Lobe
Helleborine (Epipactis helleborine), a non-native orchid, in bloom in the Ramble.
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