Phenology

Phenology

Phenology is the study of the timing and changes of the season.

You can keep a record on your Phenology Charts and return to Nancy Condon or email Tom Condon with any sightings which will be posted here

Watch the Monarch Butterflies as they return to North America

Phenology Chart

The 2020 Reports
Date location observations comments
2/19/20 West Suffield WMA, CT Turkey Vulture This was the 1st TV sighting of the year
3/7/20 General Knox Road, Russell, MA Snow Drops in Bloom
4/1 Otis Reservoir Buffleheads
5/8 Stanley Park, Westfield Wildflowers in bloom:

Wood Anemone

Downy yellow violet

Sweet white violet

Jack-in-the-pulpit

Dwarf Ginseng

Bird’s foot violet

Toothwort

Foamflower

Wild Ginger

Bloodroot (one blossom most others have gone to seed)

Purple Trillium

Dwarf cinquefoil

Pearly Everlasting

Entered through WSU South Lot Parking
5/13 Tolland State Forest Wildflowers in bloom:

Thyme-leaved bluets

Spring Beauty

Trout Lily

Dwarf Ginseng

Wood Anemone

Bellwort

Purple Trillium

Painted Trillium

Hobblebush

Serviceberry

Birds:

Ovenbird

Solitary Vireo

Black Throated Blue Warbler

Along the Farmington River Trail