Bolton Trails

The website of Bolton Trails Committee. Maps, routes, paths and events on conservation land in Bolton Massachusetts


Category: Wildlife Sightings

Will we have more ospreys in Bolton?

In Summer 2017, ospreys nested on the cell phone tower at the Bolton Transfer Station on Forbush Mill Road and in the last two Summers an osprey family has nested on a tree in the pond at Vaughn Hills, but Read more…

Watch this Hawk have its dinner

Trails Committee member Keith Silver took this video of a red tailed hawk – maybe not for the squeamish to watch  

Wildlife on Wattaquadock Hill

Deer, coyote, racoon, turkey seen with a wildlife camera on Wattaquadock Hill.  

Birdlife at Vaughn Hills

On 13 June 2022, Gordon Taylor and Betsy Taylor-Kennedy took some pictures of the nesting ospreys and herons at Vaughn Hills. The pictures were taken using a DSLR through a spotting scope with an adapter. While they were there, a Read more…

Early stage white oak galls

In May 2022, Betsy Taylor-Kennedy saw these early stage oak galls on Wattaquadock Hill. They will turn into the familiar green and then brown balls that can be seen later in the season. Each gall holds the single larvae of Read more…

Spotted Salamander seen on Wattaquadock Hill

Betsy Taylor-Kennedy saw this spotted salamander on Wattaquadock Hill recently. Spotted Salamanders are endangered and should be left alone when found.

Wildlife on the west side of Bolton

Keith Silver has made a 10-minute video with several clips taken on his wildlife cameras located on the west side of town. Racoon, coyotes, bobcats, herons, deer, possum, beaver, turkeys and plenty of birds plus lots more. Click here to Read more…

Wildlife on Wattaquadock Hill

Betsy Taylor-Kennedy has been capturing pictures with her wildlife camera.  

More Wildlife videos

Keith Silver has made some great new wildlife videos. Herons, bobcats, beaver, muskrat, deer, mergansers, wood ducks, skunks. mallard and more. Watch here:

Ducks and Other Creatures

Keith Silver’s trail cameras recorded many creatures near Still River. Plenty of ducks, raccoons, deer, fisher, bobcat, otter…. Watch here on YouTube: