Nature is telling us Spring has arrived. At least, the native plants are showing their determined growth and birdsong is much more emphatic!
This American Goldfinch is eating the flower buds of American Elm (Ulmus americana).
Celandine Poppies or Wood Poppies (Stylophorum diphyllum) are popping up in the woodland.
Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) protrude through the leaf litter.
The female Eastern Phoebe has returned and drops in for a quick sip.
A Yellow-rumped Warbler gets cleaned up for courting.