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Recent Sightings

Three birdwatchers with binoculars looking at something pointed out by fourth person.  Photo by Ronald Laubenstein, USFWSHere’s what folks are telling us about - birds, mammals, plants, other natural phenomenon. Let us know what you spotted on your most recent trip (email us at bisonrange@fws.gov).

Saturday, April 12, 2015

Cloudy, snow showers (grapple)

West Loop

BIRDS

Collared dove

European starling

Tree swallow

Canada goose (flock fly over)

Western meadowlark

Mountain bluebirds (at nest boxes)

MAMMALS

Coyote (near water trough)

Bison (2 old bulls)

Pronghorn antelope (buck)

FLOWERS

Lomatium

Larkspur

Prairie Drive

BIRDS

Western meadowlark

Black billed magpie

American robin

European starling

Ring billed gulls (off refuge on neighboring ranches)

Bald eagle (at nest? in cottonwood along eastern part of Mission Creek)

Common raven

Canada goose

Red tailed hawk

Red winged blackbird

Mallard

MAMMALS

Pronghorn antelope

Bison

White tail deer

Yellowed bellied marmot (just east of day use area)

FLOWERS

Yellowbells

Arrowleaf balsamroot (with flower buds and just beginning to show flowers)


 

March 10, 2015

Sunny, warm

Nature Trail and Day Use Area

White-tailed deer

Western painted turtles (out sunning on rocks and logs)

BIRDS

Canada goose

Mallard

Belted kingfisher

Mourning dove

Black-capped chickadee

Dark-eyed junco

Trumpeter swan (pair may be coming back to Nature Pond)

Northern flicker

American robin

Townsend’s solitaire

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2015
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