Sapsuckers are one of the prototypical April migrants.
This one actually backed down the tree, a behavior I don't think I've seen before.
Brown Creeper is surely another of the annual signs of spring
I don't really think of mid-April as shorebird time, but there were 3 Golden-plovers with a Dunlin on Buffalo Rd
I guess if you can't have pure white plumage you don't mind taking a dirt bath the way this hen turkey is.