it was a warm sunny day (75), saw the anna's hummingbird was very still for a long period of time. Took the picture around 11 am
An out-of-range vagrant in Massachusetts. This bird has been here for two weeks now.
Middlesex County, Massachusetts, US
the leaf blade is simple (lobed or unlobed but not separated into leaflets) there are two leaves per node along the stem.
Yellow nutsedge found on lawn.
Cheese weed Mallow (Malva Parvifolral) kingdom: Plantae. Family: Malvaceae. 50cm in height broad leaves. Have 5 to 7 lobes.
Pursleys (Portualaca Olevacea). Kingdom: Plantae. Family: Portulacaceae. 6 millimeters (0.24in) wide.
Seashore False Bindweed (Calystegua Soldanella). Kingdom: Plantae. Family: Convolulaceae. The plant bears fleshy stems, kidney shaped leaves and attractive morning glory flowers with corollS delicate pink to vid lavender
End of branch
Taken indoors at the MCZ
Tree Squirrel in Boston Common.
Quite possibly a human introduced species here, as is common in city parks everywhere?
The size, behavior and coloration seemed consistent with eastern gray squirrels in other parts of the U.S.
In hindsight, I see this species is native to the Boston area.