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By adamg - 5/26/22 - 8:15 am
Misty Charles River

Mary Ellen went for a walk along the Charles River in Millennium Park before the mist had lifted this morning.

By adamg - 5/17/22 - 10:30 am
Phoebe with bug or something

Mary Ellen spotted an eastern phoebe grabbing some breakfast yesterday, but in West Roxbury, not at Central Perk.

By adamg - 5/12/22 - 9:24 am

Ducklings

Mary Ellen watched some ducklings trying out the Charles River in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 4/30/22 - 3:46 pm
Heron facing into the wind

Mary Ellen spotted this great blue heron up in a tree around sunset yesterday in West Roxbury. She reports it was actually trying to hang on in the face of brisk winds.

By adamg - 4/22/22 - 9:13 am
Dawn over the top of Millennium Park

Mary Ellen watched the sun come up over the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning.

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By adamg - 4/18/22 - 4:09 pm
Blue-gray gnatcatcher

Mary Ellen spotted this blue-gray gnatcatcher at Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning (OK, maybe it was just a shadow that made it look like it was ready to take on some round green pigs).

She also spotted this seemingly happier vesper sparrow: Read more.

By adamg - 4/11/22 - 1:50 pm
Blue grosbeak

Mary Ellen spotted this male blue grosbeak, before it turns more fully blue, at Millennium Park in West Roxbury today. Along the East Coast, they normally don't come north of central New Jersey.

By adamg - 4/10/22 - 2:41 pm
Eggs and Easter Bunny at Millennium Park

Tim West was on scene for the Parkway in Motion Easter-egg hunt at the West Roxbury Education Complex field today, moments before scores of kids were unleashed on the 20,000 Easter eggs scattered there.

By adamg - 4/2/22 - 1:07 pm
Bluebird looking for a good nesting site at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen spotted a male bluebird checking out a possible nesting site in Millennium Park this morning.

By adamg - 3/25/22 - 12:06 pm
Two eagles in West Roxbury

On a walk around Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning, Mary Ellen spotted two eagles perched on the transmission tower at the National Grid facility down below on Rivermoor Street.

By adamg - 3/12/22 - 12:05 pm
Stillness along the Charles River in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen went for a walk along the Charles in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning before the storm hit.

By adamg - 3/10/22 - 12:47 pm
Snow covered reeds along the Charles River

On a walk in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning, Mary Ellen looked across the Charles at reeds covered in snow that would soon melt.

By adamg - 3/6/22 - 2:25 pm
Ruffled feathers on an eagle bird

Mary Ellen spotted this wind-tossed eagle at Millennium Park in West Roxbury today. She says she spotted three in total: Two adults and one young'un, still mostly brown, and carrying a stick in his or her beak down by the boat launch.

By adamg - 2/24/22 - 9:29 am
Free yoga: Bend down and pick up your dog's crap at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen spotted this new sign at Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 2/20/22 - 2:12 pm
Pair of hooded mergansers in Sawmill Brook in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen spotted a pair of hooded mergansers in one of the unfrozen parts of Sawmill Brook at Millennium Park in West Roxbury today. Mr. Hoodie did get up on the ice for a bit: Read more.

By adamg - 2/12/22 - 8:18 pm
Heron eating a frog at Millennium Park

People weren't the only ones taking advantage of today's nice weather. Mary Ellen watched a great blue heron gulp down some frog legs - and the rest of the frog - at Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

Bottom's up: Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/22 - 9:45 am
Male junco singing in a tree

Mary Ellen spotted a male junco singing his heart out at Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 1/8/22 - 11:02 am
Lone sledder at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen was at Millennium Park enjoying the snow yesterday when she spotted this lone figure going uphill.

OK, the sledder wasn't really alone in the wilderness: Read more.

By adamg - 1/6/22 - 11:53 am
Snow bunting at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen spotted this snow bunting at Millennium Park in West Roxbury the other day.

By adamg - 12/18/21 - 9:49 pm
Eagle with big talon

Mary Ellen reports this eagle, spotted at Millennium Park in West Roxbury, was using that big ol' talon for some vigorous head scratching.

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