The Canada Geese and Mallard Duck families are maturing rapidly. Here is a proud Mallard mom:
… with her ducklings:
I was asked if I’d ever seen more than one Clearwing at a time. Rarely, as they tend to be territorial, like Ruby Throated hummingbirds. Here are a couple of rare shots:
Very delicate, unknown moth:
Detail of one floret:
Mourning Cloak Butterfly:
Several folks have asked about the presence of the very dangerous Giant Hogweeds in the neighbourhood. These are benign Cow Parsnips.
When in doubt avoid these large plants!