Phenology

These are ‘first of the season’ dates for a few of the plants and animals that I see here.  The dates are listed with the earliest first.

 

First Cardinal spring song
earliest – 2/9/15,   2/29/18

 

First Red-winged Blackbird
earliest – 3/6/17,   3/7/16,   3/12/12,   3/13/10,   3/14/18,   3/15/09,   3/18/15,   3/19/06,   3/19/11,   3/27/14

 

First Bluebird
earliest – 2/17/12,  3/6/16,   3/7/18,   3/13/15,  3/15/09,   3/16/11,   3/17/17,   3/25/14

 

First Butterfly
earliest –  3/14/10,   3/16/09,   3/17/18,    4/1/15,   5/5/13

 

First Turkey Vulture
earliest – 3/8/16,   3/10/12,   3/25/17,   3/26/15,   3/28/11,   3/29/09,   3/30/14,   3/30/18,   3/31/10,   4/1/13

 

First Woodcock
earliest –  3/7/16,    3/11/12,   3/17/11,   3/17/09,   3/18/10,    3/23/17,   3/24/15,   3/25/18

 

First Ruby-throated Hummingbird
earliest –  5/1/10,   5/3/12,   5/3/09,   5/5/15,   5/7/14,   5/9/13,   5/9/17,   5/10/16,   5/26/08

 

First Baltimore Oriole
earliest – 4/30/11
,   5/3/15,   5/4/12,   5/5/16,   5/6/14,   5/7/10,   5/8/17,   5/9/13

 

First Monarch
earliest – 5/3/12,   5/22/2017,   5/22/15,   5/22/09,   5/23/10,  5/25/14,   5/26/16

 

First Giant Swallowtail
earliest – 5/3/12,   5/23/08,   5/29/06,   5/30/14,   8/10/09

 

First Golden Eagle
earliest – 9/25/16
,   10/21/15,   11/7/09,   11/8/10,   11/18/13,   11/27/12,   11/29/14,   12/2/11,   12/4/17

 

First Dark-eyed Junco
earliest – 9/26/10,   9/28/12,   9/30/11,   10/3/14,   10/5/17,   10/8/15,   10/9/13,   10/10/16