An Ovenbird was seen near the entrance to the North Boardwalk.
Snapping Turtles are active in the lake. The lake at the north end of the North Boardwalk is a good place to look for them.
Over the weekend, there were many bird sightings, including Blue-headed Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Palm Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Lesser Yellowlegs, Wilson's Snipe, Green Heron, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Rusty Blackbird, Red-winged Blackbird, Common Ravens, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Baltimore Oriole, Grey Catbird, Northern Mockingbird, Belted Kingfisher and Swamp Sparrow.
Minks and Muskrats have been spotted regularly.
The school group that visited today saw an Osprey, Bald Eagles and a Peregrine Falcon on their walks.
Wilson's Snipe are in the lake
near the Towpath Trail.
Garter snakes are sunning on the East Shore Trail.
Diverse ducks on the lake include:
Blue-winged Teal, Green-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, American Black
Duck, Mallard, and Wood Duck. Canada Geese are nesting.
Rough-winged and Tree Swallows are flying over the water.
Osprey and Bald Eagles are occasionally seen over the lake.
A Northern Water Snake was seen on
the bank of the canal.
Palm Warblers and Yellow-rumped Warblers are around the Towpath and North