Sunday, June 13, 2010

60's, humid. Lots of rain in past week (rained about 4 of the past 7 days.) Pond is filled to the brim, while nearby lakes and ponds are all up.

Blue flag Iris blooming in pond, joining the Spiderwort in bloom in the garden. Harebell huge, Butterflyweed rising in clumps, and Swamp Milkweed and Early Meadowrue just about ready to pop. Peppers growing on deck, while Tomatoes are flowering.

Woodpeckers and Orioles seen with incredible regularity, while blue damselflies are in abundance.

Wildlife Spotted:

  • American Toad
  • Baltimore Oriole
  • Black-capped Chickadee
  • Blue Jay
  • Canadian Goose
  • Chipmunk, Eastern
  • Cottontail Rabbit
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Eastern Bluebird
  • Goldfinch
  • Gray Tree Frog
  • Green Frog
  • Grey Squirrel
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Nuthatch
  • Purple Finch
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Squirrel, Grey

Natives in Bloom:

  • Blue flag Iris
  • Canada Anemone
  • Columbine
  • False Indigo
  • Fleabane
  • Harebell
  • Spiderwort
  • Swamp Buttercup

No comments: