Field Notes

How You Can Help
Track Spring's Journey North

Please print a copy of this checklist and watch for these migrations and signs of spring. Remember: We can't track Spring without you! Even if you don't track all the migrations, please send as many sightings as you can. We need help from everyone in order to gather enough data.

Report Your SightingsHow to Report Your Sightings
Simply press the owl button on any page and a Field Data Form will appear.

Migration Signs of Spring
Practice Report (Any Species) Earthworm (FIRST sighting)
Bald Eagle Frog (FIRST heard singing)
Hummingbird (FIRST sighting) Ice-Out
Loon (FIRST sighting) Leaf-Out ASPEN
Manatee Leaf-Out DOGWOOD
Monarch (FIRST sighting) Leaf-Out REDBUD
Monarch (OTHER observations) Leaf-Out SUGAR MAPLE
Oriole (FIRST sighting) Leaf-Out ANY OTHER SPECIES
Robin (First SEEN) Maple Syrup (FIRST Sap Run)
Robin (First HEARD Singing) Tulips PLANTED
Whale, Gray (FIRST sighting) Tulips EMERGED
Whale, Gray (1st Mother/Calf) Tulips BLOOMED
Whale, Humpback Other Signs of Spring
Whale, Right Unpave-the-Way Project
Whooping Crane