Wood Pigeon nesting in Mulberry Tree on base.
Several flowering plants observed at trailhead near Blackledge Trail
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.
Counted 15 Willet in and around the salt marsh today. Sometimes they would fly out to the rocky beach and catch Asian Shore Crabs.
Growing on Roosevelt Island in wetland on southern part of island
Large group of this plant flowering near trail from playscape to beach. In the spring in CT large areas of the forest floor are covered with this species.
Moth Resting on side of house near porchlight in morning. When disturbed tucks feet in and falls to the ground.
Growing on side of trail at Meig's Point
Moth observed at porchlight approximately 11:15pm. Humid night.
Waved Sphinx Moth clinging to side of house attracted to incandescent porch lights. Warm humid night with many insects attracted to lights
At porchlight in morning after very humid night with rain.
At the porchlight in the morning. I later found it dead on the steps. I think my dog stepped on it.
At porch light
Large patches of rock tripe covering the sides of some trailside boulders.
At porchlight, a common large Geometrid moth at this time of year.
At porch light after rain
At porch light - first one seen this season. Large adult cranefly
A large lizard (around 10 inches) found on tree trunk outside of Copeland Soldier Service Center. Very fast and wary when I approached.
Skunk raiding the campsite
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.
In a mixed flock of shorebirds forced down by thunderstorms. Feeding in a large puddle near turf farm.
Feeding by edge of small pond south of Al Faw Palace
At porch light during steady rain.
Approximately 75 moths around porchlight in morning
Song sparrow hit by a car. Died of shock a few minutes later.
Dead camel spider brought to me by another soldier.