Category Archives: Weltz Park

Northern flights

Searching the Spring tree tassles for tiny insects, in a bit of turnabout, this Northern Parula may have gotten its own taste of ‘warbler’s neck’ discomfort.

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Theloneliest Munk

This little Eastern chipmunk may not be lonely at all. He/she just happened to be sitting alone on the edge of one of the main paths at Weltz Park.

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The Red and the Black

A lone male Scarlet tanager poked about in the woods for a bit. When he moved from branch to branch, it took some looking to find him again despite his blazing red & black jacket.

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Magnolia P.I. – Bug Hunter

Looking for insects that might be lurking among the pollen-filled fringe, this Magnolia warbler was nice enough to sit & pose in between bites.

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Creepy floor show

Apparently intent on inspecting the sandy woodland floor, this Yellowjacket crawled along slowly and didn’t seem interested in stinging passersby for the moment.

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Warblerhood

An unexpected treat popped into view back in the woods at Weltz Park — a male Hooded warbler (Setophaga citrina).

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The Short and Winding Road

Patches of park ice were scattered throughout the woods in the now rootless depressions of fallen trees, their surfaces etched with lines and showing pockets of trapped air. In this case, it was like looking down at a curvy two-lane … Continue reading

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