Saturday, May 15, 2021

Barberry - Current - Sit Spot #838 - May 15, 2021

Our Cultivated Japanese Barberry
Not sure when it started blooming
but a few days ago . . .

Wild Black Current
Started blooming today
gadellier d'Amérique
(Ribes americanum)

Saturday, May 15, 2021 4:15 p.m.

Sit 838  : Brush Pile W  : Partly cloudy 

+22° (+22°) W 17-26 kph  20% humidity 


House Wren,

(Construction noises),


Grey Tree Frog calling,

Dog barking in distance,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Flies buzzing about,

Baltimore Oriole,

Goldfinch "potato chip chip" calls,

Wind in trees,



3:45 p.m. Along the trails -

Baltimore Oriole,

1st Golden Alexanders in bloom,


1st Wild Black Current blooming,

Grey Tree Frog,

Small brown/beige moths,



Other Flowers Seen in bloom today -

*= not native (T)=tree (S)=shrub

Apple *(T)

Avens, Three-flowered

Baneberry, Red

Bittercress, Hairy *

Bluebells, Virginia

Buttercup, Kidneyleaved

Celandine *

Cherry, Choke (s)

Chickweed, Common *

Chickweed, Mouse-ear *

Coltsfoot *

Crowfoot, Hooked

Current, European Red *

Dandelion, Common *

Dandelion, Marsh *

Dead-Nettle, Purple *

Dead-Nettle, Spotted *

Forget-Me-Not, True *

Ground Ivy *

Hyacinth, Grape *


Meadowrue, Early

Mustard, Garlic *

Periwinkle *

Phlox, Wild Blue

Plum, American (T)

Pussytoes, Smaller

Rocket, Yellow *

Shadbush, Common (T)

Speedwell, Common *

Speedwell, Corn *

Speedwell, Thyme-Leaved *

Strawberry, Barren

Strawberry, Field

Strawberry, Woodland

Trillium, White

Violet, Common

Violet, Dog

Violet, Downy Yellow

Violet, Sweet White

Wild Ginger

Cultivated Plants

Barberry, Japanese *

Daffodil *

Forsythia *

Hyacinth, Grape *

Pear *

Quince *

Tulip *

Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Blue Jays,




White-breasted Nuthatch,

Baltimore Oriole,


Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Black Squirrels,

Red Squirrel.

Another 10 km run this morning.

Some computer catch up in afternoon.

Photo Site #7 - Sunrise Time from 2nd Floor Window

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