Sunday, June 26, 2022

Ground-cherry - Sit Spot #1194 - June 26, 2022






Clammy Ground-cherry
coqueret hétérophylle
(Physalis heterophylla)



Sunday, June 26, 2022 11:05 a.m.

Sit 1194  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy 

+26° (+31°) SW 22-31 kph 65% humidity 


Blue Jays,

Towhee,

Mosquitoes,

(Jet - American Airlines flight 1730…),

Wind in trees,

(Traffic noises),

(Train),

Song Sparrow,

Cardinals,

Crows,


Extras:

1:00 a.m. - Fireflies


5:30 a.m. - Dawn Chorus -

Robin,

Red-eyed Vireo,

Cardinal,

Crows,


Along the Trails -

Tick #31 on my neck 

   early a.m. in house,

Towhee,

House Wren,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Common Yellowthroat,

Blue Jays,

Song Sparrows,

Cardinal,

Crows,

Crickets,

Cabbage White Butterflies,

Mourning Doves,

Red Squirrel,


Blooming Plants seen today:

Anemone, Canada

Avens, White

Avens, Wood 

Beardtongue, Foxglove

Bedstraw, Smooth (Hedge)

Buttercup, Tall

Campion, Rose

Catalpa Tree 

Celandine

Chickweed, Mouse-ear 

Clover, Alsike

Clover, Red

Clover, White

Comfrey 

Coreopsis, Lance-leaved

Daisy, Oxeye 

Daylily, 'Stella de Oro'

Dock, Curled 

Dogbane, Hemp 

Dogwood, Grey

Evening Primrose, Meadow

Feverfew

Fleabane, Common

Fleabane, Daisy

Ground Cherry, Clammy - 1st

Ground Ivy 

Hawkweed, Field 

Hawkweed, Orange 

Heal-all 

Herb Robert

Honeysuckle, Northern Bush

Lady's Mantle

Loosestrife, Dotted

Magnolia, Fall

Medic, Black 

Marigolds

Meadowrue, Tall

Milkweed, Common

Motherwort 

Mustard, Garlic 

Nightshade, Bittersweet

Orchard Grass 

Pansy

Parsnip, Cow - 1st seen 

     already some in seed 

       how have I missed it?

Plantain, English 

Raspberry, Purple-flowering

Rocket, Dame's 

Roses

Rose, Multiflora

Speedwell, Long-leaved

Spiderwort 

Spirea 

Stonecrop species

Sumac, Staghorn

Thyme, Garden - 1st

Timothy Grass 

Tomato, Garden

Trefoil, Birdsfoot 

Tulip Tree

Valerian, Garden

Vetch, Cow

Vetch, Hairy

Winterberry

Yarrow 


Observations from Kitchen 

  and Kitchen Porch -

Crow,

Hummingbird,

Robin,

Towhee,

Carolina Wren,

House Wren.





Photo Site #6 - Close-up of East Willow






Saturday, June 25, 2022






Meadow Evening-primrose



Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:55 p.m.

Sit 1193  :  Brush Pile W  :  Sunny 

+30° (+33°) SE 13-20 kph 33% humidity 


Crows,

(Traffic noises),

Mosquitoes,

Towhee,

White-tailed Deer snorting close by,

(Jet - Delta Airlines flight 420...),

Red-eyed Vireo,

Cardinal,


Extras:

2:20 a.m. - Fireflies


5:40 a.m. - Dawn Chorus -

Mourning Doves,

Robins, 

Red-eyed Vireo,

Pewee,

Red-winged Blackbirds,


(Another 10 km run this morning)


Along the Trails -

Red Squirrel,

Robins,

Crows,

Field Sparrow,

Mourning Doves,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Turkey Vulture circling overhead,

Towhee,

Cardinals,

Blue Jays,

Common Yellowthroat,

Song Sparrow,

Carolina Wren,


Blooming Plants seen today:

Anemone, Canada

Avens, White

Avens, Wood 

Beardtongue, Foxglove

Bedstraw, Smooth (Hedge)

Buttercup, Tall

Campion, Rose

Catalpa Tree 

Celandine

Chickweed, Mouse-ear 

Cinquefoil, Rough-fruited 

Cinquefoil, Silvery 

Clover, Alsike

Clover, Red

Clover, White

Comfrey 

Coreopsis, Lance-leaved

Daisy, Oxeye 

Daylily, 'Stella de Oro'

Dogbane, Hemp 

Dogwood, Grey

Evening Primrose, Meadow - 1st

Feverfew

Fleabane, Common

Fleabane, Daisy

Ground Ivy 

Hawkweed, Orange 

Herb Robert

Honeysuckle, Northern Bush

Lady's Mantle

Loosestrife, Dotted

Magnolia, Fall

Medic, Black 

Marigolds

Meadowrue 

Milkweed, Common

Motherwort 

Mustard, Garlic 

Nightshade, Bittersweet

Pansy

Raspberry, Purple-flowering

Rocket, Dame's 

Roses

Rose, Multiflora

Speedwell, Long-leaved

Spiderwort 

Spirea 

Stonecrop species

Sumac, Staghorn

Timothy Grass - 1st

Tomato, Garden - 1st 

Trefoil, Birdsfoot 

Tulip Tree

Valerian, Garden

Vetch, Cow

Vetch, Hairy

Winterberry

Yarrow 


Observations from Kitchen 

  and Kitchen Porch -

Yellow-billed Cuckoo,

Hummingbird,

Robin,

Carolina Wren,

House Wren,

Common Yellowthroat.





Photo Site #5 - Front "Forest" Trail






Friday, June 24, 2022

Bindweed - Sit Spot #1192 - June 24, 2022





Close-up of Hedge Bindweed



Friday, June 24, 2022 7:40 p.m.

Sit 1192  :  East Porch  :  Sunny 

+29° (+32°) SW 11-17 kph 37% humidity 


(Traffic noises),

Robins,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Hummingbird,

(Jet - United Airlines flight 2400...),

(Train),

Towhee,

Crows,

Some leaflets from Black Walnut falling,


Extras:

12:30 a.m. - Fireflies


5:40 a.m. - Dawn Chorus -

Crows,

Mourning Doves,

Red-eyed Vireo,


Plants Blooming Along the RBG Trails - 

(Rose Garden, Hendrie Valley, Waterfront Trail)

Alyssum, Hoary 

Anemone, Canada

Asparagus 

Avens, White

Avens, Wood 

Bindweed, Field 

Bindweed, Hedge

Black-Eyed Susan - 1st

Blue Flag, Larger

Bugloss, Viper's 

Bur Reed, Great - 1st

Buttercup, Tall 

Campion, White - 1st

Catalpa, Northern

Catnip - 1st 

Chamomile, Scentless 

Cinquefoil, Common

Cinquefoil, Sulphur  

Clover, Red 

Clover, White 

Clover, Yellow Sweet 

Crown-vetch, Purple 

Daisy, Oxeye 

Dandelion, Common 

Dogbane, Spreading

Dogwood, Gray

Dogwood, Silky 

Elderberry, Red

Evening Primrose, Common - 1st

Galinsoga 

Galinsoga, Small-Flowered 

Ground Ivy 

Groundsel, Common  

Hawkweed, Smooth

Hedge-Parsley, Upright - 1st 

Hemlock, Water - 1st

Henbit 

Honewort

Honeysuckle, Northern Bush

Hound's Tongue 

Medick, Black 

Moneywort 

Mustard, Field 

Nightshade, Bittersweet 

Nipplewort 

Parsnip, Cow - 1st

Pea, Everlasting - 1st 

Pennycress, Field 

Pimpernel, Scarlet 

Plantain, Common - 1st 

Plantain, English 

Pokeweed

Raspberry, Purple-Flowering

Rocket, Dame's 

Rose, Multiflora 

Rose, Rugosa 

Rush, Flowering 

Saint Johnswort, Common 

Silverweed

Sow Thistle, Field - 1st

Spiderwort 

Swallowwort 

Thimbleweed

Thistle, Canada 

Trefoil, Birdsfoot 

Vetch, Cow 

Wall-Rocket, Narrow-Leaved  

Water Lily, Sweet Scented

Wood Sorrel, Yellow

Yarrow, Common 


Observations from Kitchen 

  and Kitchen Porch -

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Crows,

Hummingbird,

Robin,

Towhee,

Chipmunk.





Photo Site #4 - North Ridge Trail





Thursday, June 23, 2022

Sumac - Sit Spot #1191 - June 23, 2022







Staghorn Sumac



Thursday, June 23, 2022 4:00 p.m.

Sit 1191  :  Brush Pile W  :  Sunny 

+28° (+30°) NW 17-28 kph 36% humidity 


Robins,

Cardinals,

(Jet - Air Canada Jazz flight 747...),

Mosquitoes,

(Prop Plane),

Towhee,

(Traffic noises),

Song Sparrow,


Extras:

12:30 a.m. - 

Fireflies,

One bat,


5:35 a.m. Dawn Chorus -

Crows,

Towhee,

Robins,

House Wren,

Red-eyed Vireo,

Red Squirrel,


Along the Afternoon Trails -

House Wren,

Hummingbird,

Crows,

Robins,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Green Frogs,

Tree Swallow,

Turkey Vulture circling overhead,

Field Sparrow,

Cardinals,

Towhee,

Phoebe,

Tick #29 on my belly,


Blooming Plants seen today:

Anemone, Canada

Avens, White

Avens, Wood 

Beardtongue, Foxglove

Bedstraw, Smooth (Hedge)

Buttercup, Tall

Campion, Rose

Canary Grass, Reed

Catalpa Tree 

Celandine

Chickweed, Mouse-ear 

Cinquefoil, Rough-fruited 

Clover, Alsike

Clover, Red

Clover, White

Columbine, Wild

Comfrey 

Coreopsis, Lance-leaved

Daisy, Oxeye 

Daylily, 'Stella de Oro'

Dogbane, Hemp 

Dogwood, Grey

Feverfew

Fleabane, Common

Fleabane, Daisy

Goatsbeard, Yellow 

Ground Ivy 

Hawkweed, Field 

Hawkweed, Orange 

Herb Robert

Honeysuckle, Northern Bush

Lady's Mantle

Loosestrife, Dotted

Magnolia, Fall

Medic, Black 

Marigolds

Milkweed, Common - 1st

Motherwort 

Mustard, Garlic 

Nightshade, Bittersweet

Pansy

Rocket, Dame's 

Rose 

Rose, Multiflora

Speedwell, Common 

Speedwell, Long-leaved

Spiderwort 

Spirea 

Stonecrop species

Sumac, Staghorn -1st

Trefoil, Birdsfoot 

Tulip Tree

Valerian, Garden

Vetch, Cow

Vetch, Hairy

Vetch, Narrow-leaved 

Winterberry

Wood Sorrel 

Yarrow 


Observations from Kitchen 

  and Kitchen Porch -

Yellow-billed Cuckoo,

Hummingbird,

Robin,

Carolina Wren,

House Wren,

Chipmunk,

Grey Squirrel,

Red Squirrel.




Photo Site #3 - West Meadow Viewpoint