How You Can Help
Track Spring's Journey North

Test Your Identification Skills with the Journey North Creature Quiz

Please print a copy of the checklist below 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.

Migrations and Signs of Spring
Practice Report (Any Species) Oriole (Feeder up)
Bald Eagle Oriole (FIRST sighted)
Earthworm (FIRST sighted) Oriole (FIRST Nest-building)
Frog (First HEARD singing) Red-winged blackbird (FIRST)
Hummingbird (Feeder up) Robin (First SEEN)
Hummingbird (FIRST Ruby-throated) Robin (First HEARD Singing)
Hummingbird (FIRST Rufous) Robin (OTHER observations)
Ice-Out Barn Swallow (FIRST sighted)
Leaf-Out (Any species) Tulips PLANTED
Loon (FIRST sighted) Tulips EMERGED
Manatee Tulips BLOOMED
Maple Syrup (FIRST Sap Run) Unpave-the-Way Project
Milkweed (FIRST Leaves) Whale, Gray (FIRST sighted)
Monarch Over-wintering Whale, Gray (1st Mother/Calf)
Monarch Adult (FIRST sighted) Whale, Humpback
Monarch Larva (FIRST sighted) Whale, Right
Monarch Egg (FIRST sighted) Whooping Crane
Monarch (OTHER observations) Other Signs of Spring