Large tree maybe 80 feet tall in playground area.
Mushroom growing near white pines
Bobcat leisurely crossed the road and stood on the side of the road for a few seconds before disappearing into the woods. Didn't have my camera.
Large clumps of wild leeks come up in the spring. The leaves are edible. Flowers do not come until the leaves die back.
Song sparrow hit by a car. Died of shock a few minutes later.
Male Northern Parula migrating through.
Forest floor covered with thousands of small flowers near Farmington River.
In a mixed flock of shorebirds forced down by thunderstorms. Feeding in a large puddle near turf farm.
Orb Web spider on side of house
Caught in Seine net at Bluff Point.
Small patch growing near Connecticut River at edge of parking lot at the end of Vibert Rd.
Large black leech found swimming in water of flooded road. Not sure of the species.
Small bush growing outside our building.
Young snake scared out of the grass by my lawn mower.
2 snakes found in a rotten log along with a colony of citronella ants with many larvae. Not sure if it was coincidence or if the snakes were feeding on the ant larvae.
Flew out of grass while mowing. First adult of the year.
This strange little moth has a unique resting position.
At the porchlight in the morning. I later found it dead on the steps. I think my dog stepped on it.
Very large stonefly approx 2 inches long attracted to porchlight. I'm not really familiar with all the stonefly species in CT so I'm not sure the genus or species.
Female Longhorned Beetle with long ovipositor found crawling across driveway.
At porchlight approximately 930PM. Very large golden colored mayfly. First Giant Mayfly I've seen this year.
8 individuals at porchlight in the morning. This species is now assigned to the genus Speranza.
Found under a board in mixed deciduous forest with other individuals of varying size. Introduced from Europe
Found this moth at a light inside the house. Very interesting resting or perhaps defensive position with abdomen stuck straight up in the air.
According to Bugguide.net this species was introduced from Europe around 1915. I have seen these beetles on several species of willows both native and introduced.
Resting at porchlight early in the morning.
Twin flowers both must be pollinated to form one berry.
Large invasive snails found on sandy bottom of lake