We let the warblers and the upper blossoms blow around in high wind today. But we did get a few interesting pictures.
Nice colour combination of Brassica and Aquilegia, both good butterfly/moth attractors:
Monarchs and Viceroys are starting to show here although their favorite nectar-rich milkweeds are only up about 15 cm. These two exhibit mimicry:
HELP! What is it?
White faced meadowhawk? along the stream flowing though Bill P.’s field.
Beaver is checking out the truck with a camera sticking out….
Time to make a quiet exit …
… only to reappear with a morsel clasped in its paw.
Another example of structural coloration in the neck feathers.
Common Grackle flies into setting sun right after jumping off of a power cable. The spread tail while flying seems to be quite common with these Grackles.
Up to Sudbury on Thursday. Not much time to take pix. But one never knows!