This male bluebird suggests we take the River Road Trail!
Mark Szantyr started the banding activities at the Bent several years ago. Here he is holding a Blue-winged Warbler.
Christy is spending the summer at the Bent studying nesting behaviour as part of her thesis for a Masters Degree at the University of Arkansas.
It always surprises people to see how small song birds are. This is male Baltimore Oriole is about one year old.
The look on the face of this Northern Cardinal certainly expresses how it feels about being caught in a mist net.
The males seem to call attention to themselves,
while the female Indigo Buntings are much more secretive.
American Copper Butterfly
Lady Slipper Orchids
Black Rat Snake
This canadian goose is nesting on a sandbar in the Pomperaug River. Note the down lined nest.
April 22, 2005