Greenstone Hollow Trip Report – 4/16/22 – Submitted by Christopher Fisher

Trip Guide – Christopher Fisher

Greenstone Hollow Trip Report for walk on 4/16/22 – 8am.

Weather – Sunny, Temperature 55ºF – 59ºF

Attendees:

Chris Fisher, Diane Fisher, Matthew Poltorak, Sue Gagliardi, Edee Vassar, Davis Smith, Laura Ray, Peter Bulkley, Abby Wolcott, Joan Craig, Niki Bonnett, Carol Michaels, Beverly Greenspan, Doug Murray, Karen Walsh, Larry Lunden

Description – We walked 1.7 miles covering most of the trails in the refuge.  Below is a picture of the track of the paths we covered.

Birds Seen (reported to e-bird) – 36 species

Canada Goose  5
Mallard  5
American Black Duck  2
Ring-necked Pheasant  1
Mourning Dove  8
Great Blue Heron  2
Turkey Vulture  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Downy Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker  1
Eastern Phoebe  2
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  5
Common Raven  1
Black-capped Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Tree Swallow  7
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
White-breasted Nuthatch  1
Carolina Wren  3
European Starling  1
Eastern Bluebird  1
American Robin  8
House Sparrow  6
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  2
Chipping Sparrow  3
White-throated Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  4
Eastern Towhee  1
Red-winged Blackbird  8
Brown-headed Cowbird  4
Common Grackle  3
Palm Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Northern Cardinal  8

Additional Notes:

  •  The Bluebird was carrying nesting material indicating possible nesting activity
  • We identified a flowering Spice Bush.
  • We identified a Callery Pear Tree also known as a Bradford Pear which was growing along the trail.

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