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Category: Birding

Morning Birding

An early morning birding walk offered exceptional sighting of two Pileated Woodpeckers feeding in the Nature Trail. Also, unusual to observe a pair of Eastern Bluebirds checking out a nesting box after the breeding season.

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

An exceptionally elegant migrating bird was observed feeding in the Garden’s tree canopy in the Azalea Trail. The elusive Yellow-billed Cuckoo breeds in Alabama and winters in South America. It was quietly dining on large caterpillars. A total of 21 … Continue reading

A Morning With the Herons

Little Smith Lake  and the Aquatic Garden attracted two herons early Tuesday morning. The Great Blue Heron spent time preening while the Green Heron feed along the lake shore. The preening atop a cedar tree next to the Aquatic Garden lasted … Continue reading

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