• Colonial National Historical Park

    Colonial

    National Historical Park Virginia

Birds

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

Dan Earnhardt, Volunteer, NPS

The seasons bring with them an ever changing avian landscape of sights and sounds. The park is host to a wide variety of birds -- park records list 222 species. You might see a bald eagle, great blue heron, egrets, osprey, or Canada geese. A variety of waterfowl, hawks, robins, cardinals, wrens, warblers, rails, woodpeckers, owls and vultures can be observed in the park. During early mornings and late afternoon take the time to listen for a wide assortment of bird calls. Don't be surprised to see a bald eagle fly by or an heron dive into the surrounding waters and grab a fish. Stop,look,listen and enjoy.

Did You Know?

Image of Cleopatra Terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone

The purpose of the NPS "is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations."