Large old growth tree
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This tree over 130 years old and very slow growth when young indicates it grew In deep shade probably of other hemlocks.
12 flowering plants and 13 immatures along lower Goshen Brook Trail.
popular with black bears.
Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the pulpit) It is a large, cylindrical, hooded flower, green in color with brown stripes. Distinctive Jack-in-the-pulpit formation grows beneath large leaves and in shade.
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker seeking insects on the trees.
Sighting: I saw this sparrow confirmed by another birder to be Red Fox sparrow ground feeding under an apple tree. I didn't hear it's song but understand it has a terrific voice deep rich whistle.
Fledgling. Read more:
Barred Owl seen in the day time flew to a low branch on the edge of the forest in my back yard. I've seen him/her 3 times and thrilled with sighting.