Turtle nesting season is starting. Be on the lookout for Painted Turtles and Snapping Turtles on land looking for a place to dig a nest. Give them plenty of space. It will keep them safe and keep you safe, too.
Black Saddlebags and Blue Dasher dragonflies have been seen flying over the canal. Common Green Darners are also around the lake and canal.
Many warbler species are present today, including American Redstart, Bay-breasted Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Magnolia Warbler, Northern Waterthrush, Tennessee Warbler, Worm-eating Warbler, Yellow Warbler, and Yellow-rumped Warbler.
Other birds of interest include Baltimore Oriole, Orchard Oriole, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, Wood Thrush, Swainson's Thrush, and Scarlet Tanager.
A Snowy Egret is near the Morning Glory Spillway near the entrance to the Delta Boardwalk.
A Swainson's Thrush was seen at the north end of the East Shore Trail.
Reported warbler species include Yellow-rumped Warbler, Palm Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, American Redstart, Yellow Warbler; and also confirmed Wilson's Warbler and Yellow-breasted Chat.
An Orchard Oriole was seen at the north end of the park, near the spillway.
A White-crowned Sparrow was on the Towpath Trail.
On the North Boardwalk: Yellow Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Palm Warbler, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Warbling
Vireo, Wood Thrush, Baltimore Oriole.