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Fourteen-spotted Ladybug Propylea quatuordecimpunctata

Observer

fluffberger

Date

July 30, 2014

Description

This beetle was about 1/2 the size of a typical ladybug.

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Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

mmwebb

Date

July 25, 2014 09:05 AM EDT

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Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Observer

mmwebb

Date

July 25, 2014 10:56 AM EDT

Description

National Aviary Neighborhood Nestwatch 2014

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Moth

Observer

mmwebb

Date

July 25, 2014 10:25 AM EDT

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Milkweed Beetles Genus Tetraopes

Observer

mmwebb

Date

July 25, 2014 10:27 AM EDT

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milkweed tussock moth Euchaetes egle

Observer

mmwebb

Date

July 25, 2014 12:02 PM EDT

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Slime Molds Class Myxomycetes

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 19, 2014

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 19, 2014

Description

Though these may first appear to be Oyster mushrooms, they are much smaller, and have a dark brown spore print.

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American bladdernut Staphylea trifolia

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 19, 2014

Description

These bell-shaped flowers (?) were hanging in clusters from a couple of 10-12 foot woody shrubs.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 17, 2014

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Prickly Lettuce Lactuca serriola

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 17, 2014

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prickly sow thistle Sonchus asper ssp. asper

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 17, 2014

Description

The stems of this are very fragile (even though thick) and juicy. The white root is short.

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Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

stevendickinson

Date

June 20, 2014 07:08 PM EDT

Description

Black spider with white abdomen

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eastern tent caterpillar Malacosoma americanum

Observer

stevendickinson

Date

June 20, 2014 07:07 PM EDT

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Stonecrops Genus Sedum

Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 2, 2014

Description

Also called Whorled Stonecrop. It's growing between cement blocks.

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

June 1, 2014

Description

Also called Chocolate Tube Slime. The second photo shows the plasmodium.

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Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum

Observer

stevendickinson

Date

June 14, 2014 02:26 PM EDT

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Tulip-tree Beauty Epimecis hortaria

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 31, 2014

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 8, 2014

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Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis ssp. sirtalis

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 8, 2014

Description

This snake may have bitten into more that it could swallow! The toad was fully engaged in the tug of war.

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American Toad Anaxyrus americanus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 8, 2014

Description

This toad was maybe a bit too much for the garter snake. I didn't stay to watch the full drama.

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Morels Genus Morchella

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 8, 2014

Description

Yellow Morel

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Morels Genus Morchella

Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 2, 2014

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Observer

fluffberger

Date

May 2, 2014

Description

These are tiny, just emerging from the stick on which they're growing.

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speedwell Genus Veronica

Observer

fluffberger

Date

April 12, 2014

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blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis

Observer

fluffberger

Date

April 10, 2014

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Eastern Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis

Observer

fluffberger

Date

March 23, 2014

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American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Observer

fluffberger

Date

March 20, 2014

Description

These photos show the goldfinches in the midst of spring molting, as the feathers become the trademark bright yellow after the dull olive brown of winter.

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Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Observer

fluffberger

Date

March 20, 2014

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White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis

Observer

fluffberger

Date

March 20, 2014