Author Archives: Friends of Murphys Point

Online Silent Auction Coming Soon!

Great news! The Friends of Murphys Point Park will be hosting our second Online Silent Auction very soon through our Facebook page! Thanks to some wonderful, generous donors, we will have great items to share again this year! Talented local … Continue reading

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Species of the Week: The Northern Saw-whet Owl

The #SpeciesOfTheWeek this week is the Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus). The Northern Saw-whet Owl is a small owl (about the size of an American Robin) that does not exhibit sexual dimorphism: both males and females are approximately 18-21 cm … Continue reading

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Species of the Week: The White-tailed Deer

The White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is our focus for this week’s #SpeciesOfTheWeek. An extremely common mammal at Murphys Point, members of the White-tailed Deer population are often spotted by visitors to the park. Although they make for a cool sighting, … Continue reading

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