POTD 4/30/24

April 30, 2024 - FIT AS A FLICKER - Female Northern Flicker, a type of woodpecker, works the bark on a maple tree. Two types of Flickers,...
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POTD 4/29/24

April 29, 2024 - SPARROW HEAD - White-throated Sparrow is a regular foraging under the feeders in Spring.
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POTD 4/28/24

April 28, 2024 - TOW HE HE HE - More birds are showing up in the yard every day. This male Eastern Towhee, AKA Rufous-sided Towhee, was r...
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POTD 4/27/24

April 27, 2024 - PAINT THE TURTLE - A Painted Turtle sunning on the beaver pond.
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POTD 4/26/24

April 26, 2024 - YOU YELLOW-BELLIED SAPSUCKER! - Not the "call out a coward" western movie kind - but an annual bird visitor that we welc...
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POTD 4/25/24

April 25, 2024 - GET IT JUST SO - Heron adjusts sticks in the nest she's building. This Heron is not likely to win the "nest building" me...
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POTD 4/24/24

April 24, 2024 - WOODY ON THE BEAVER POND - We spotted a pair of Wood Ducks on the beaver pond. They stay away from the edges (where we s...
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POTD 4/23/24

April 23, 2024 - LOVE IN THE AIR - A Tom Turkey, in full mating strut, has his eye on one of the hens in his harem. The males will spend...
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POTD 4/22/24

April 22, 2024 - CHIPPY - A Chipping Sparrow is among the Spring arrivals - as the birds are coming back.
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POTD 4/21/24

April 21, 2024 - TURTLES ON THE MOVE - I ran across this huge Snapping Turtle crossing the path from the beaver pond. It was headed towar...
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POTD 4/20/24

April 20, 2024 - ROCKIN' ROBIN - Several days of Spring-like weather had the Robin out hunting bugs and worms.
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POTD 4/19/24

April 19, 2024 - FEEDER ENCOUNTER - A Pine Siskin (left) gets territorial at the feeder as a Purple Finch just wants to munch sunflower s...
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POTD 4/18/24

April 18, 2024 - GOOD NEIGHBORS - Herons choose to be neighbors in nests in the same tree on the beaver pond. There were two nests in thi...
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POTD 4/17/24

April 17, 2024 - GROOMIN' - Male Bufflehead duck grooms on Mill Pond.
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POTD 4/16/24

April 16, 2024 - DAFFY DOSE - OK...I'm ready to call it Spring now that the Daffodils on the roof are blooming.
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POTD 4/15/24

April 15, 2024 - HELLEBORES - Early garden plants to bloom - Hellebores, despite common names such as winter rose, Christmas rose and Len...
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POTD 4/14/24

April 14, 2024 - GETTING A START - A Heron, most likely a female, gets a start at building a nest on the beaver pond. The two nests that...
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POTD 4/13/24

April 13, 2024 - WHAT YOU TALKIN' ABOUT WILLIS? - A male Cardinal is talking back. Maybe I shouldn't have spent all day watching the Mast...
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POTD 4/12/24

April 12, 2024 - STILL COOL - Tulips blooms on the wane...Still cool!
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POTD 4/11/24

April 11, 2024 - UN-COMMON - A female Common Merganser on Mill Pond. We're seeing lots of migrating waterfowl on area ponds....Ah Spring!...
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POTD 4/10/24

April 10, 2024 - SOCK SCENE - Pine Siskins crowd the finch sock. A flock of Siskins are making things interesting at the finch feeder sta...
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POTD 4/9/24

April 09, 2024 - NEW HAMPSHIRE ECLIPSE VIEWING - We watched the Eclipse through our colander in the front yard. Not as spectacular as the...
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POTD 4/8/24

April 08, 2024 - NOT SPRING SKY - Clouds over a snow-capped Monadnock Mountain have a more winter look than Spring.
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POTD 4/7/24

April 07, 2024 - TAKEOFF - Pine Siskin launches off the shepherds hook toward the finch sock. A flock of Pine Siskins has joined the Gold...
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POTD 4/6/24

April 06, 2024 - GETTIN' YOUR SNOOD DOWN - AH Spring...When the male turkeys start thinking about mating...and their tail feathers fan up...
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POTD 4/5/24

April 05, 2024 - WTF? - A Robin - the traditional sign of Spring - in the storm that brought a foot of heavy, wet snow to New Hampshire T...
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POTD 4/4/24

April 04, 2024 - AT THE START - A Turkey hen looks like most of us feel about the April snow storm that hit overnight. Turkeys were pecki...
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POTD 4/3/24

April 03, 2024 - COSTA RICAN HUMMER - It will be at least another month before we see Ruby-throated Hummingbirds in New Hampshire - but I...
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POTD 4/2/24

April 02, 2024 - SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORS - A pair of male Bufflehead ducks show iridescent color on their usually black heads as the light...
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POTD 4/1/24

April 01, 2024 - EASTER TULIPS
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