20150527 Warm and windy around Britt.

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:



Nice field!!


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!




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s