The paw paw in Collins Park is flowering.
The Chionanthus retusus in the garden of the College of Physicians, on 22d Street just below Market, is leafing out now. The Chionanthus virginicus that had been there, has been removed.
The serviceberry shrubs at 18th and Cherry are in full bloom.
The fothergilla on the west side of Logan Square is beginning to bloom.
A Red-tailed Hawk was perched in the walnut trees near Cheltenham Avenue, in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
The red maples planted along 36th Street Walk, just south of Spruce Street, are flowering.
Red-winged blackbirds were flying at Concourse Lake, in West Fairmount Park, this afternoon – and red maples are starting to bloom nearby there, too.