Daily Archives: April 25, 2014

What’s Being Seen: DeKorte Park & Disposal Road


Thinking of visiting DeKorte Park or nearby Disposal Road this weekend?

To see what’s being reported at DeKorte on eBird Hotspot Explorer, click here.

To see what’s being reported along Disposal Road on eBird Hotspot Explorer, click here.

Note: As of Friday, part of Disposal Road near DeKorte Park had a very deep puddle covering the entire roadway. You may want to park in DeKorte and walk down the Transco Trail or take the Schuyler Road entrance to Disposal Road.

World’s Fanciest Tree Swallow Boxes

1-DSCN0019-001Every spring for the past several years, the folks at several Spectrum for Living residences have built Tree Swallow nesting boxes.

In fact, some have turned it into an art form — to the point where they are far too beautiful to put in a marsh.

We had some especially incredible nest boxes built by the Spectrum for Living crew this year — and that’s saying something. We couldn’t decide which is the most amazing.

Below is a sampling… (Thanks, Spectrum for Living!)


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