The Naturalist Notebook

Welcome to the Shaver's Creek blog! The entries here are posted by staff, interns, and volunteers, and aim to keep you informed about the programs, updates, and natural history happenings here at the Creek. Enjoy!

April 7th Bird Walk at Shaver's Creek

Greetings all, A beautiful morning to be out and about with 30 plus enthusiastic birders. Thirty-four species tallied including rusty blackbird, sapsucker, blue-headed vireo, yellow-rumped ...

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Apr 7, 2010
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Timberdoodles are back in Stone Valley!

At 8PM tonight, at the corner of Red Rose Road and Charter Oak Road, there was an American Woodcock peenting! Can't wait to get out to CE Fields soon! Check out

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Apr 7, 2010
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Bloodroot in Bloom!

One of the earliest spring blooms in Pennsylvania, bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) is easily recognizable by its white petals, yellow reproductive parts, and bright red sap.  The colorful sap, toxic in bloodroot, ...

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Apr 5, 2010
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Chipping Sparrows, Pine Warblers, Blue-headed Vireos singing @ShaversCreek

We continue to welcome back our returning migrants. An Eastern phoebe has been singing for a couple of weeks now, and was joined this weekend by ...

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Apr 5, 2010
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Milk & Eggs From Maple Harvest Festival!

Pre-festival fridge at Shaver's Creek! Thank you Meyer Dairy!

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Apr 1, 2010
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