Oriole singing

We heard our first of the year Baltimore Oriole singing on the trail fitness walk yesterday afternoon.    Trails are still flooded in low areas, but most areas are dry.  Enjoy the spring!

Wet conditions

Lots of spring activity from all kinds of wildlife!  Woodchuck families are out and about, spring migratory birds are continuing to come through, and goslings are hatching.  Please be careful as there is standing water in areas and lots of mud.

Nibbles the Mallard duck

“Nibbles” came to the Wildlife Sanctuary from the Milwaukee area. Sadly, he had been kept as an illegal pet for the first 2 years of his life, and was finally turned in to the Wildlife In Need Rehab Center in Oconomowoc. Unfortunately for Nibbles, he was...

Migrants coming in

Golden-crowned and Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Tree Swallows, Barn Swallows, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, Brown Creepers, and Hermit Thrushes were all present this afternoon.  Trails are wet and muddy in areas.