A beautiful Field Sparrow serenaded me as I crossed the power line section, and on the woodland paths, I saw four Spring Azures and two Eastern Pine Elfins.
Eastern Pine Elfin
Eventually, I did find my way to Rookery Trail and the Great Horned Owl nest!
Great Horned Owls
(recycling a great blue heron nest)
Closer look at one of the young
After my hike here, I met Freddie at Garden in the Woods, which just opened for the season yesterday. We enjoyed the early spring blooms around the garden and the blood root blooming in the woods.
and more and more and more
Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle
White Trout Lily
one last Hepatica!