Thursday, May 19, 2022







Wild Black Current




Thursday, May 19, 2022 10:50 a.m.

Sit 1156  :   Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy 

+13° (+12) W 11-17 kph 94% humidity 


Flicker,

(Construction noises),

(Jet - United Airlines flight 267...),

Chickadees,

Song Sparrow,

Crows,

Goldfinches,

Blue Jays,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,


Extras:

Along the Trails -

Robins,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Downy Woodpecker,

Cardinal 

Blue Jays 

Field Sparrow 

Crows 

Common Yellowthroat,

Carolina Wren,

White-throated Sparrow,

Song Sparrow,

2 Great Blue Heron flying overhead,

Chickadees,

Flicker,

1st Yellow Warbler,


Blooming Plants:

.  American Plum 

.  Apricot Tree,

.  Barberry, 

.  1st Black Medic 

.  Celandine,

.  Choke Cherry 

.  Cleavers,

.  Common Fleabane,

.  Common Violets,

.  Dandelions,

.  European Red Current,

.  Field Strawberries,

.  Forget-me-nots,

.  Forsythia,

.  Fragrant Sumac,

.  Garlic Mustard, 

.  Golden Alexanders,

.  Grape Hyacinth,

.  Ground Ivy,

.  Hooked Crowfoot,

.  Jack-in-Pulpit 

.  Lilac 

.  Lilly of the Valley,

.  Magnolia,

.  Marsh Marigold,

.  Morrow's Honeysuckle,

.  Pansies, 

.  Pear Tree, 

.  Periwinkle, 

.  Prairie Smoke,

.  Purple Dead Nettle

.  Pussytoes 

.  Quince, 

.  Red Baneberry,

.  Spring Beauties,

.  Sweet White Violets,

.  Tall Buttercup   

.  Thyme-leaved Speedwell,

.  Tulips, 

.  White Iris, 

.  White Trilliums,

.  Wild Apple Tree,

.  Wild Black Current,

.  Wild Geranium

.  Woodland Strawberries,

.  Yellow Rocket

.  Yellow Violets,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Red-winged Blackbird,

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Mourning Dove,

Goldfinch,

Grackle,

Rose-breasted Grosbeak,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Baltimore Oriole,

Robin,

Chipping Sparrow,

Downy Woodpecker,

Hairy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Grey Squirrel, 

Red Squirrel.




Photo Site #3 - West Meadow Viewpoint






Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Buttercup - Sit spot #1155 - May 18, 2022




 

1st Tall Buttercup of the season



Wednesday, May 18, 2022 5:30 p.m.

Sit 1155  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy with light rain 

+11° (+10°) SE 7-11 kph 82% humidity 


Raindrops on tarp,

Rose-breasted Grosbeak,

Flicker,

(Traffic noises),

(Jet - SkyWest Airlines flight 4675...),

Crows,

House Wren,

(Prop Plane),


Extras:

5:45 Dawn Chorus-

Robins,

Towhee,

Crows,

Red-winged Blackbirds,


Along the Trails -

Chipping Sparrow,

Red Squirrel,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Flicker,

Great Crested Flycatcher,

Common Yellowthroat,

Small brown/beige moths,


Blooming Plants:

.  American Plum, 

.  Apricot Tree,

.  Barberry, 

.  Celandine,

.  Choke Cherry, 

.  Cleavers,

.  Common Fleabane,

.  Common Violets,

.  Dandelions,

.  European Red Current,

.  Field Strawberries,

.  Forget-me-nots,

.  Forsythia,

.  Fragrant Sumac,

.  Garlic Mustard, 

.  Golden Alexanders,

.  Grape Hyacinth,

.  Ground Ivy,

.  Hooked Crowfoot,

.  Jack-in-Pulpit, 

.  Lilac, 

.  Lilly of the Valley,

.  Magnolia,

.  Marsh Marigold,

.  1st Morrow's Honeysuckle,

.  Pansies, 

.  Pear Tree, 

.  Periwinkle, 

.  Prairie Smoke,

.  Purple Dead Nettle

.  Pussytoes 

.  Quince, 

.  Red Baneberry,

.  Spring Beauties,

.  Sweet White Violets,

.  1st Tall Buttercup   

.  Thyme-leaved Speedwell,

.  Tulips, 

.  White Iris, 

.  White Trilliums,

.  Wild Apple Tree,

.  Wild Black Current,

.  Wild Geranium

.  Woodland Strawberries,

.  Yellow Rocket

.  Yellow Violets,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Red-winged Blackbird,

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Cowbird,

Crow,

Mourning Dove,

Grackle,

Rose-breasted Grosbeak,

Baltimore Oriole,

Robin,

Chipping Sparrow,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Chipmunk,

Black Squirrel,

Grey Squirrel.






Photo Site #2 - East Willow





Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Wood Ducks/Wood Frog - Sit Spot #154 - May 17, 2022








Baby Wood Duck in our West Pond






Wood Frog in our West Pond




Tuesday, May 17, 2022 11:30 a.m.

Sit 1154  :  Brush Pile W  :  Mostly Sunny 

+13° (+11°) W 28-39 kph 63% humidity 

 

Robins,

Wind in trees,

(Construction noises),

Crows,

Cardinal, 

Song Sparrow,

(Jet - Republic Airlines Flight 3444...),

(Prop Plane),

House Wren,


Extras:

6:00 a.m. Dawn Chorus -

Robins,

Red-winged Blackbirds,


Along the Trails -

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

White-breasted Nuthatch,

Blue Jays,

Common Yellowthroat,

Robins, 

Crows,

Song Sparrow,

Carolina Wren,

Field Sparrow,

4 baby Wood Ducks in west pond,

Tick #9 on my head at lunch time,


Blooming Plants:

.  American Plum,

Apple Trees,

Apricot Tree,

Barberry, 

Bluebells,

Celandine,

.  1st Choke Cherry,

Cleavers,

Common Violets, 

Daffodils,

Dandelions,

.  Early Meadow-Rue,

European Red Current,

Field Strawberries,

Forget-me-nots,

Fragrant Sumac,

Garlic Mustard, 

Golden Alexanders,

Grape Hyacinth,

Ground Ivy,

Hooked Crowfoot,

.  Jack-in-Pulpit 

.  Japanese Flowering Quince,

.  1st Lilac,

Magnolia,

Marsh Marigold,

Pansies, 

Pear Tree, 

Periwinkle, 

Purple Dead Nettle

Red Baneberry,

.  Smaller Pussytoes,

Spring Beauties,

Sweet White Violets,

Thyme-leaved Speedwell,

Tulips, 

White Iris, 

White Trilliums,

Wild Black Current,

.  1st Wild Geranium,

Woodland Strawberries,

Yellow Rocket

Yellow Violets,



Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Red-winged Blackbird,

Chickadees,

Goldfinches,

Grackle,

White-breasted Nuthatch

Robin,

Chipping Sparrow,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Chipmunk,

Black Squirrel,

Grey Squirrel.




Photo Site #1 - East Pond






Monday, May 16, 2022

Quince - Sit Spot #1153 - May 16, 2022








Quince
(Protecting the plant with a fence
too keep the deer away
seems to be helping!)



Monday, May 16, 2022 10:45 a.m.

Sit 1153  :  Brush Pile W  :  Cloudy with rain 

+12° (+12°) N 7-11 kph 94% humidity 


Rain on tarp,

Mosquitoes,

Robins,

(Jet - SkyWest Airlines flight 5279...),

Cardinals,


Extras

Along the trails -

Carolina Wren,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Cardinals,

Field Sparrow, 

Catbird, 

Chickadees ,


Blooming Plants:

.  Dandelions, 

.  Pansies, 

.  Common Violets, 

.  Spring Beauties,

.  Bluebells,

.  Ground Ivy,

.  Celandine,

.  Golden Alexanders,

.  Tulips, 

.  White Iris, 

.  Periwinkle, 

.  Yellow Rocket,

.  Cleavers,

.  Lilly of this Valley, 

.  Forget-me-nots,

.  Woodland Strawberries,

.  Sweet White Violets,

.  Grape Hyacinth,

.  Wild Ginger, 

.  Barberry, 

.  Daffodils,

.  Magnolia,

.  Quince, 

.  Hairy Bittercress,

.  Garlic Mustard, 

.  Red Baneberry,

.  Kidney-leaf Buttercup,

.  Pear Tree, 

.  Apricot Tree,

.  Thyme-leaved Speedwell,

.  Wild Black Current,

.  European Red Current,

.  Dog Violet,

.  White Trilliums,

.  American Plum,

.  Apple Trees,

.  Hooked Crowfoot,

.  Field Strawberries,

.  Common Fleabane,

.  Fragrant Sumac,

.  Marsh Marigold,

.  Yellow Violets,

.  Purple Dead Nettle,


Kitchen Window and Bird Feeder -

Red-winged Blackbird,

Blue Jays,

Cardinals,

Chickadees,

Cowbird,

Mourning Dove,

Goldfinches,

Grackle,

Rose-breasted Grosbeaks,

White-breasted Nuthatch

Robin,

Chipping Sparrow,

Song Sparrow,

Downy Woodpecker,

Red-bellied Woodpecker,

Rabbit,

Grey Squirrel,

Red Squirrel.


Spent more hours on fence building

for the new goats that will be here soon.

Working in the rain was a lot cooler

than the days of sunny heat but

I did get soaked through to the skin.







Photo Site #9 - 
Looking out from the West Brush Pile