Tag Archives: Laura Hare Preserve

Laura Hare Preserve – Some Changes

I usually don’t post on a birding spot that I didn’t stay and bird very long but my posts on Laura Hare Preserve have been my mostly heavily internet searched posts. It’s either there are a lot of hikers checking it out or … Continue reading

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High Water and Forest Damage – The Last Saturday of the IAS Summer Bird Count

My plan for the last Saturday in July, which was the last Saturday for the Indiana Audubon Summer Bird Count, was like the first weekend in June – visit as many habitats as possible. The difference as opposed to the … Continue reading

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Laura Hare Preserve in the Summer & an Osprey

First of all, what are the odds on seeing an Osprey in Johnson County in June?  And what are the odds of seeing one almost exactly a year later after Mike Clay and I saw one last June? But first … Continue reading

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A Sparrow and a Thrush

The plan for the day was to search for rails and maybe a bittern at the cattail marsh at Atterbury.  Then meet up with Mike at Laura Hare for another try at migrating Hermit Thrush. So as with most weekends … Continue reading

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April 5-6 – Several FOY & Nemesis Overcome

The theme for this weekend was water, water everywhere.  The rain on Thursday had flooded all the fields and even some roads. But I still headed out on my bike Saturday heading east of town to look for shorebirds in … Continue reading

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Laura Hare Preserve at Blossom Hollow

In mid-November a new forest preserve opened up in Johnson County – The Laura Hare Preserve at Blossom Hollow.  The official description of the preserve can be found on the Central Indiana Land Trust site – http://www.conservingindiana.org/places-to-visit/blossom-hollow-nature-preserve/ I have been … Continue reading

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