News & Notes


Mackworth Island Members Walk Sightings

Saturday, April 14th, 2012
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Our members walk around Mackworth Island proved spring is in the air.

Staff Naturalist Mike Windsor sets up the spotting scope on Mackworth Island Friday

Staff naturalist Mike Windsor and membership manager Debbie Atwood led members around Mackworth Island and spotted the following:
  • Bufflehead
  • Common loon
  • American black duck
  • Mallard
  • Ring-billed gull
  • Herring gull
  • Goldfinch
  • Song sparrow
  • Common goldeneye
  • Common eider
  • Horned grebe
  • Osprey (fishing and eating)
  • White-breasted nuthatch
  • Pine warbler