Everything but the kitchen sink…

The stunningly beautiful morning got off to a picturesque start when this great blue heron on the pond paused in front of a rose bush on the island, probably the same multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora) that we saw last week, instead of behind a bunch of dead and gray sticks. I didn’t see it catchContinue reading “Everything but the kitchen sink…”

Plenty of action this morning…

I bumped into Lisa, a long-time reader, in the mowed remains of the wildflower meadow at the north end yesterday. I was shooting the monarch and silver-spotted skipper butterflies, and she was looking for the indigo bunting we could both hear singing his brains out. She spotted him and also saw a hummingbird on theContinue reading “Plenty of action this morning…”

A report with so much variety, I couldn’t think of a title before I pressed “publish”.

The mourning warbler was in the same tree this morning, by the soccer fields, sending out his call in hopes of finding someone to share Estabrook Park with, and I sure hope he succeeds, don’t you? Under the bright overcast, I think you can see his colors a little better than yesterday. He is aContinue reading “A report with so much variety, I couldn’t think of a title before I pressed “publish”.”