On April 24th, Norman Levey and Michele Grzenda led an LLCT birding walk in the fields behind Lindentree Farm. Some of the highlights were a nesting Great Blue Heron, a Belted Kingfisher, and lots of Red-winged Blackbirds!
On May 1st, Gwyn Loud and Ron McAdow led birders through Browning’s Field, Pigeon Hill, and Chapman Pasture. Patti Cable gave an overview of the LLCT’s nest box monitoring program while the group was at Chapman Pasture. Some highlights from the walk were: Red-bellied woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, Tree Swallow, Black-capped Chickadee, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Eastern Bluebird, Gray Catbird (heard), Chipping Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow (heard), White-throated Sparrow (heard), Red-winged Blackbird, and American Goldfinch. The group also heard Spring Peepers and Leopard Frogs and saw a garter snake. The highbush and lowbush blueberries were blooming in the woods.