Wednesday, October 5, 2011

NEW: Wildlife Sighting Log

NEW: Wildlife Sighting Log

 



Did you see any wildlife during your visit to Catoctin Creek Park or the surrounding area? If so then you can record your sightings at the Host desk inside the nature center. Some of the recent sightings in and around the park:

9/21/2011 : Red-tailed Hawk, Belted Kingfishers chased by Cooper’s Hawk, Eastern Phoebe, Re-bellied woodpecker, American Goldfinch, House Finch, Ruby Throated Hummingbird.

9/22/2011: Northern Harrier soaring above the agricultural fields off Old Middletown Road

9/28/2011: Black rat snake; Red-tailed Hawk soaring above & calling

9/29/2011: Northern Flicker, Blue Jay (near the park entrance)

9/30/2011: Praying Mantis on the Green Roof

9/30/2011: Wild turkeys off of Sumantown Road

10/2/2011: Eastern Phoebe and Northern Flicker

If you saw and/or photographed a plant or animal during your visit to Catoctin Creek Nature Center we would love to hear from you. Please give us a call at #301-600-2050 or e-mail your sightings & photos to: smatthews@frederickcountymd.gov.

We are interested in hearing from you!

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