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See & Share Sightings

Please share your reports of interesting happenings at Hall’s Pond Sanctuary and enjoy reading others’ posts. Click on any photo to enlarge it.

Some ideas of things to share: animals, birds, flowers, trees, a cool rock, a tree shape, a strange fungus; a change you noticed from one visit to the next or over a period of time; snippets of overheard conversation about the Sanctuary; kids’ reactions. Write up something you find curious or awesome. Ask questions about something you saw or heard, or anything that HPS make you wonder about.

Things that cannot be posted:  “Sightings” is meant to share our appreciation of Hall’s Pond Sanctuary nature: flora, fauna and landscape. We cannot post photos of people, even if their faces aren’t visible, and even if it’s a selfie. There are too many thorny issues arising from internet postings. Also, please no photos of political campaign items.

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197 Sightings

  • Fred Bouchard

    E-bird report for Hall’s Pond posted by a participant on 5/5, day of third FOHP Spring Birdwalk.

    • Date(s): 5/27/21
  • Jasper

    Two herons for the price of one: great blue heron and green heron.

    • Date(s): 5/11/2021
  • Meredith Joy

    It was a quiet morning- had a walk between 7:30 AM and 8:45. Of particular interest was a black crowned night heron, green heron, black throated blue warbler, black and white warblers, yellow rumped warber, ovenbird, baltimore orioles and several white throated sparrows. There was another warbler with yellow on the chest but I did not get a close enough look to identify it.

    • Date(s): May 10, 2021
  • Meredith Joy

    We had limited time and could hear that there was so much happening and we caught looks at just a few. Geese, mallards, male wood duck, robins, red winged black birds. Appeared to be several black and white warblers- we spotted in a few areas. A yellow warbler, least fly catcher and we enjoyed a great look at a Baltimore Oriole as we were leaving, in the area near the gazebo. I know there was more!

    • Date(s): May 7 2021
  • Vinca

    Duck at Halls Pond Sanctuary yesterday

    • Date(s): May 3, 2021
  • Vinca

    Blue Heron spotting yesterday, May 3, 2021.

    • Date(s): May 3, 2021