Where the wild things are

April 14, 2005

· Yankauer Nature Preserve, Shepherdstown, W.Va., Kristin Alexander, director, 1-304-229-9771 - Sparrow species, creepers, pine warblers, flycatchers.

· Indian Springs Wildlife Management Area, Clear Spring, 301-842-2702 - blue-wing warblers, yellow-billed cuckoos, black-billed cuckoos, barred owls, screech owls, great horned owls.

· Fort Frederick State Park and Big Pool, 301-842-2155 - mergansers and other diving ducks, owl species, ospreys, great blue herons, bald eagles, cooper's hawk, woodpecker species, indigo bunting, scarlet tanager.

· Washington Monument, Boonsboro, 301-791-4767 - hawks, bald eagles.

· Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area, Hancock, 301-678-5442 - woodcock and whippoorwill.

· Hagerstown City Park - Ducks such as coots and diving ducks, warblers, flycatchers.

· Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg, 301-432-5124 - Sparrow species, great horned owls, bluebirds.

· Lilypons, Buckeystown, Md., 1-800-999-5459 - Virginia rails, egrets.

· Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area, Hedgesville, W.Va., 1-304-754-3855 - warbler species, osprey, loons, grebes, turkeys, black vultures, ravens, rough grouse.

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