||Observation (Click on links for photos)
|| Sedge wren, White-crowned Sparrow, Oneida County (Andy Paulios)
||Pine warbler, Lac Vieux Desert (Andy Paulios)
||Returning birds: Palm Warbler, Rough-winged Swallow, Snowy Egret,
Field Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow (Andy Paulios)
||Returning birds, lower Green Bay: Marbled Godwit, Bonaparte's Gull,
Dunlin (Andy Paulios).
Departing birds: last day for Tree Sparrows at my feeders (GF).
New flowering plants:
||Heard and then saw Chimney Swifts on April 25th in Wautoma, Waushara
Co., Wi. This is the first time I have seen this species in April
since I moved here 16 years ago. Michael Reese.
||New plants in flower UWGB:
Yellow Trout-lily (Erythronium americanum)
Swamp Buttercup (Ranunculus hispidus)
False Rue Anemone (Isopyrum biternatum)
||Green Darner (Anax junius) dragonfly, UWGB, Joan Berkopec
& Ron Eichhorn
||Box Elder (Acer negundo) in flower UWGB, some upland trees
in City GB as early as 04/19. Also City GB Yellow Rocket (Barbarea
vulgaris) and Gill-oer-the-ground (Glechoma hederacea);
Toothwort (Dentaria laciniata) UWGB.
||Juniper (Juniperus chinensis) UWGB; Norway Maple (Acer
platanoides) and Henbit (Lamium amplexicaule) City GB.
||Spring Cress (Cardamine douglassii) in flower on UWGB.
||Great Egret and Barn Swallows seen on lower GB (Andy Paulios)
||Yellow-rumped Warbler and Lesser Yellow Legs along lower Green Bay
||13-lined Ground Squirrel seen on UWGB (Joel Whitehouse)
Mistletoe in flower Door County
||Loons seen in northern Nicolet National Forest (Andy Paulios)
||Winter Wrens singing in Nicolet National Forest (Andy Paulios)
||Leopard frogs singing and Yellow-headed Blackbirds returned to the
west shore of Green Bay (Joan Berkopec).
||A few Hepaticas and Bloodroots (Sanguinaria canadensis)
in flower on shallow, dry soils at the base of the Door peninsula.
First Bloodroot in flower UWGB 04/04.