April 1, 2008 [LINK / comment]
Balmy spring day
March may have gone out like a lion, on the frigid side, at least, but April came in like a lamb, with warm summer breezes. Actually, it was pretty windy for a while. I went for a walk behind the Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad late this afternoon, and heard many Cardinals singing, along with other birds. I saw my first Phoebe of the season, as well as a Golden-crowned kinglet (F), and a Brown creeper. I also heard a Towhee.
Out back this evening I saw the first bat of the season, swooping just a little too close for comfort, so I went back inside.