20150530 A foggy rainy day in Britt: Part Two

Good news!   CZ and KB have identified the unknown bird as a House Finch…. without breast streaking.  Juvenile Female?

More photos taken yesterday:

Rocks in front of DW’s house, wild rose.  (No political affiliation with those folks in AB)

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Pansies on his lawn.  No comment.

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Structural coloration on this Common Grackle on Hwy 529.

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One of my favourite, but heavily abused tree.

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Wooly aphids being tended by their farmers.

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These yellow lilies follow the last of the Trilliums and bloom at the same time as purple ladyslippers

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These are also known as blue-beads because of the brilliant blue seed berries they produce.

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Hard to resist photographing these Aquilegia, eh?

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Last few days of the T. grandiflorums.

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First 4-petal flower seen this spring….indicating a dogwood.  Apparently the berries, “bunchberries” are edible, apple flavoured.  Maybe I try some this summer.

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(Did you continue reading the above link to  “Release of Pollen”?  Amazing speed and acceleration!

 

When we visited Burwash I photographed on of my favourite members of the Iris Family.   Here it is:

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Lots of  magic out there, eh?

 

Tom

 

 

 

 

 

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