Found dead; called in to animal control (near a playground area).
I felt these placards were an effective way to raise public awareness about the beetle problem,
The Song Sparrows at this park are driving me crazy. There is a family, including some young 'uns. They perch up, but too low for photography, or they refuse to stand still. Or, like this one, they hide behind foliage.
By the roadside on the Parkway; about eight birds
Very tiny capped mushrooms in amongst the lichen in this tree
Second pic shows the hard ball fungus next to a large Turkey-tail type
A small family living in indoor plantings adjacent to the foodcourt. Smart birds!
This is my best guess. This moth was dying and/or dead.
In the women's rest room, near Shelter 1
I had forgotten my camera at home, so I had to resort to the iPhone camera only. The fact that this bird can be recognized by tail-pattern felt like a victory to me.
This bird was absolutely starving, and frenetically fearless in its search for food.
An exhausted cross-lake migrant, nearly quiescent on the grass
This cross-lake migrant made it to the south shore, but then died