Tree Swallow

Middle Run Birding Trail: April 3 Walk Highlights

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator The bi-weekly bird walk at Middle Run started with a major squabble today:  the competition between two pairs of Tree Swallows for a nest box looked like New Yorkers fighting over that prize Fifth Avenue penthouse suite!  Just the evening before, I had installed this nest box with the …

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Signs of Spring: Week 3 and 4 Update

By Derek Stoner, Conservation Project Coordinator   Spring officially arrived this past Sunday, March 20, but our observant contestants helped to record 12 Signs of Spring before the actual season began!    The past two weeks (March 7-13 and March 14-20) have been full of new sightings. Here’s how it all unfolded:  On March 13, Amy and …

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