Friday, May 6, 2016

Woodside WVPD. UVM Friday Field Walk Photos



UVM Friday Field Walk to Woodside Natural Area in Essex Jct. Vermont, part of the WVPD (Winooski Valley Park District) properties. "We joined Bryan Pfeiffer and Sean Beckett on a treasure hunt for all things feathered. We were the welcoming committee to 2016's first tropical songbirds, arriving daily from the beaches of Cuba to the rain-forests of Brazil! As we follow[ed] the Winooski River in search of warblers overhead." 





Host: Sean, Bryan.
Guests: Andy, Maeve, Sonya, Chuck, Gabe, Marilyn, Pam, Nancy, Linda, Shirley, Glenn, Ann, Larry, Shelby, Alicia, Sam, Bernie. 































                                                            Eastern Kingbird





                                            Left Turn Clyde. (Mourning Dove)




Wood Duck




Common Grackle








Spotted Lady beetle
Pink Spotted Lady beetle

Species Coleomegilla maculata












Sanguinaria (Blood Root)













                                                       
                                                                 Trout Lily























































































Never Give UP




I apologize for calling you a Downy!














Trillium













Waxwing






















                                                                Serviceberry




















































                                         
                                          Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 
                                   (Male-red chin)
















































Vermont Alligator






Finally, a bird I can feel
'reasonably' confident
I can identify correctly.






    


 








































My childhood favorite
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Photos below were taken at Woodside in April 2016.



Firefly Larvae




                                                       


                                                                    Black Ducks




                                                 Wood Ducks





Mallards










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