USC Citizens for Land Stewardship
Conservation and stewardship of land and natural resources in Upper St. Clair

Boyce-Mayview Park

Nature's Calendar

Because of the diversity of the land, the Boyce-Mayview Park area and the adjacent wetlands are excellent areas for bird watching. This page will present the species that you are most likely to see over the next several months. Come here often to get the latest information on what to look for in the park.

Late February to Early March

Returning birds:

Eastern Bluebird Eastern Phoebe
Killdeer Grackle
Eastern Towhee Woodcock
Red-winged Blackbird Tree Swallow

Already nesting:

Great Horned Owl Mourning Dove

Wild Flowers:

Skunk Cabbage Coltsfoot


Spring Peeper Wood Frog
Screech Owl (at night)

Late March to Early April

Returning birds:

Chipping Sparrow Swamp Sparrow
Field Sparrow Osprey
Cowbird Brown Creeper
Hermit Thrush Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Snipe Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Turkey Vulture Great Crested Flycatcher
Brown Thrasher Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater Yellowlegs Blue-winged Teal
Green-winged Teal Wood Duck
Northern Pintail Pied-billed Grebe
Barn Swallow Rough-winged Swallow


Red Trillium White Trillium
Spring Beauties Coltsfoot
Dandelion Dutchman's Breeches
Squirrel Corn Trout Lilly
Cutleaf Toothwort Spice Bush
Toadshade Dogwood
Blue Violet Yellow Violet

First Butterflies:

Red Admiral Mourning Clock

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