Monday, May 20, 2024

Slippers - Sit Spot #1367 - May 20, 2024





1st Yellow Lady's Slippers of the Season



Monday, May 20, 2024 4:35 p.m.

Sit 1367    :   Brush Pile W   :   Sunny

+28° (+32°)  SW 1532 kph      41% humidity


Rose-breasted Grosbeak,

(Traffic Noises),

Towhee,

(Train),

Fly buzzing,

Song Sparrow, 

Great Crested Flycatcher,

Dames Rocket blooming nearby,

Morrow's Honeysuckle blooming nearby,


Extras:

(11:20 p.m.) -| Tree Frogs calling,

1:35 a.m.      -| Moon Shadows,


3:40 a.m.  m. -  

Tree Frogs still calling,

Hazy skies,


5:52 a.m. Sunrise Chorus -

House Wren,

Mourning Dove 

Robin,

Baltimore Oriole 

Carolina Wren,

Field Sparrow,

Crows,

Rose-breasted Grosbeak 

Cardinal,

Rooster in distance,

Squirrels chattering,

(Merlin App),

(Warbling Vireo)


Morning Activities -

Short dog walk,

5 km Road Walk,

Weeded part of front sidewalk,


Afternoon Activities -

1 hour of cutting down Autumn olives,

Afternoon Nap,

3 km Afternoon Walk with Marigold,

Afternoon Walk

   Baltimore Oriole

   Bluebirds

   Carolina Wren, 

   Crows

   Great Crested Flycatcher,

   Robin,

   Red-winged Blackbirds,

   Warbling Vireo,

   Cardinal,


Dryad's Saddle 

Green Frogs 


Blooming Flowers:

   Autumn Olive,

   Black Medic,

   1st Blackberries,

   Black Raspberries,

   Blue-eyed Grass,

   Celandine,

   Choke Cherry,

   Columbine,

   Common Fleabane

   Common Speedwell

   Dames Rocket 

   Dandelions,

   Everbearing Strawberry,

   False Solomon's Seal

   Field Strawberry,

   Forget-me-nots,

   Garlic Mustard,

   Golden Alexanders,

   Ground Ivy,

   Herb Robert,

   Jack-in-the-Pulpit,

   Japanese Barberry,

   Lilac,

   Lilly-of-the-Valley

   Meadow Hawkweed

   Morrow's Honeysuckle,

   Mouse-ear Chickweed,

   Peppergrass sp.,

   Periwinkles,

   Phlox,

   Quince,

   Red Osier Dogwood,

   Solomon Seal

   Spiderwort

   Tall Buttercup,

   Tartarian Honeysuckle,

   Thyme-leaved Speedwells,  

   White Clover

   Woodruff,

   1st Yellow Lady's Slippers

   Yellow Rocket,


Seen or Heard from the Kitchen -

Blue Jay,

Cardinal,

Crows,

Mourning Doves,

Grackle,

Rose-breasted Grosbeak, 

Hummingbird,

Baltimore Oriole 

Robin,

Field Sparrow,

Red-Bellied Woodpecker,

Carolina Wren,

House Wren,

Chipmunk,

Red Squirrel.




Too Hot for Dog and Men




Sunday, May 19, 2024

. . . Sit Spot #1366 - May 19, 2024



Red-Osier Dogwood




Sunday, May 19, 2024 8:10 p.m.

Sit 1366   :   East porch   :   Partly cloudy 

+20°(+21°)  SE 6-9 kph      68% humidity 


Robins,

Red-winged Blackbirds,

Mourning Dove 

(Traffic Noises),

Towhee,

(Train),

Black Squirrel,

Baltimore Oriole,

Mosquitoes,

Goldfinches, 


Extras:

12:35 a.m. -

Clear with stars & moon shadows,

Tree Frogs calling,


3:15 a.m. -

Fog,

Tree Frogs still calling,


5:53 a.m. Sunrise Chorus -

House Wren,

Field Sparrow,

Robin,

Carolina Wren,

Crows,

Mourning Dove,

Black-billed Cuckoo,

(Merlin App),

(Warbling Vireo),


Morning Activities -

Short dog walk,

To Bulk Barn to shop,

Bought gas for mower,


Afternoon Activities -

Mowed walking trails,

Mowed south lawn 

2 km Trail walk with Marigold,

   Baltimore Oriole

   Common Yellowthroat

   Crows

   Robin,

   Red-winged Blackbirds,

   Warbling Vireo,

   Cardinal,

   Yellow Warbler 

   White-breasted Nuthatch, 


   Dryad's Saddle 

   Green Frogs 

   Tree Frog,

Blooming Flowers:

   Apple Tree

   Autumn Olive,

   Black Medic

   Black Raspberries

   Blue-eyed Grass, 

   Celandine,

   Choke Cherry,

   Columbine,

   Common Fleabane

   Common Speedwell

   Dames Rocket 

   Dandelions,

   False Solomon's Seal

   Field Strawberry,

   Forget-me-nots,

   Garlic Mustard,

   Golden Alexanders,

   Ground Ivy,

   Herb Robert,

   Lilac,

   Lilly-of-the-Valley

   Meadow Hawkweed

   Morrow's Honeysuckle,

   Mouse-ear Chickweed,

   Peppergrass sp.,,

   1st Red Osier Dogwood,

   Solomon Seal

   Spiderwort

   Tall Buttercup,

   Tartarian Honeysuckle,

   Thyme-leaved Speedwells,  

   White Clover

   Wild Strawberry

   Woodruff,

   Yellow Rocket,


(I am sure there were other flowers

   but I did not finish my walk to see them.)


To St.George for supper with Fleur-Ange,


Seen or Heard from Kitchen -


( . . . Again, to be added later . . . )