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What

Shrews and Relatives Order Soricomorpha

Observer

patrick062011

Date

October 27, 2014 11:03 AM EDT

Description

Weather: cloudy but sunny
Habitat: wetland surrounded by open meadow

This shrew was found dead along the trail. It measured around 6 cm from head to but.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus

Observer

patrick062011

Date

October 22, 2014 11:08 PM EDT

Description

I saw a red bellied fly from the side of the street that my apartment complex is to the other side

Weather: cloudy
Temperature: mid 50 degrees F

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus

Observer

patrick062011

Date

October 16, 2014 03:40 PM EDT

Description

I saw this woodpecker on a telephone pole. It was partly cloudy and around 60 degrees F. It looked like the woodpecker searching for food.

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

patrick062011

Date

October 7, 2014 10:12 AM EDT

Description

This moth landed on my hand or was underneath some litter I was throwing out. While in my hand it fluttered its wings.

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What

slime molds Phylum Myxomycota [inactive]

Observer

patrick062011

Date

September 27, 2014 11:22 AM EDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

patrick062011

Date

September 28, 2014 06:55 PM EDT

Description

These tracks were found in a mud spot and relatively near a vernal pond.

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What

Artist's Bracket Ganoderma applanatum

Observer

patrick062011

Date

September 27, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

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What

Common Raccoon Procyon lotor

Observer

patrick062011

Date

September 24, 2014 08:03 AM EDT

Description

Here are tracks that I believe belong to a opossum. These tracks were found in Cummington Nature Park. It is a deciduous tree forest.

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No photos or sounds

What

Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata

Observer

patrick062011

Date

September 23, 2014 02:06 PM EDT

Description

I saw 3 Blue Jay. I saw 2 Blue Jays between 10 am - 11 am. One of them in the morning was very vocal and making long harsh calls. The other two were quite.

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What

Giant Swallowtail Papilio cresphontes

Observer

patrick062011

Date

September 7, 2014 03:14 PM EDT

Description

This larva was found on a prickly ash. The weather was clear, sunny, and in the high 70s. I saw these larva while on a walk with members of the Royal Oak Nature Society. During this walk 5 larva were found and 2 were observed by me.

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

patrick062011

Date

August 22, 2014 08:20 PM EDT

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

patrick062011

Date

June 24, 2014 09:57 PM EDT

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What

American Toad Anaxyrus americanus

Observer

patrick062011

Date

June 17, 2014 06:37 AM EDT

Description

I found these toad in this park. When I picked it up it released it's liquid that it uses as a defense mechanism.

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What

Two-spotted Bumblebee Bombus bimaculatus

Observer

jdavisz

Date

May 5, 2014 04:48 PM EDT

Description

There are lots of bumblebees in this homeowner's landscape. I will have to look up which species. After talking with a colleague who knows more about bumbles than I do, I think it's a two spotted bumblebee.

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White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus

Observer

patrick062011

Date

February 13, 2014 03:30 PM EST

Description

I saw two white tailed deer walking into this woods. I not sure if the scat and tracks I found along the trail are from these two deer.

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No photos or sounds

What

Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura

Observer

alexjeffers

Date

November 10, 2013 10:30 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

patrick062011

Date

April 25, 2013 06:54 PM EDT

Description

I saw this goose in the park. After consulting with two experienced bird watchers, they both agreed this this goose was probably a hybrid. This goose also was feeding with some docile Canada geese. When I approached the hybrid goose it was not afraid and did not move away from me.

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No photos or sounds

What

American Robin Turdus migratorius

Observer

jwhyb

Date

March 22, 2013 03:16 PM EDT

Description

3

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

patrick062011

Date

January 18, 2013 01:52 PM EST

Description

13 male mallard
~7-8 female mallard

These mallards were use to human feeding because they actually left the water and walked towards me and waited. They followed me further after I started to walk away.

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What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

patrick062011

Date

January 18, 2013 02:00 PM EST

Description

I saw one pair of Canada Geese. One of the geese seemed to have had something stuck stuck in it's wing.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

jwhyb

Date

October 9, 2012 03:40 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

jwhyb

Date

October 9, 2012 04:20 PM EDT

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What

Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Observer

centralcityguy

Date

September 30, 2012 08:36 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Planted by Dave Lewis in 2005

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis

Observer

jwhyb

Date

September 11, 2012 04:30 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Praying mantis Mantis religiosa

Observer

jwhyb

Date

September 5, 2012 06:30 PM EDT

Description

Clinging to a screen of a second story window. Observed there the previous day too.

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No photos or sounds

What

Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus

Observer

jwhyb

Date

September 7, 2012 03:09 PM EDT

Description

Saw two

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What

Grove snail Cepaea nemoralis

Observer

awebster

Date

September 7, 2012 07:54 AM EDT

Description

Invasive?

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No photos or sounds

What

skippers Family Hesperiidae

Observer

patrick062011

Date

July 27, 2012 10:22 AM EDT

Description

I saw a brown butterfly that had folded wings. I don't know what specific type of skippers.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Mink Neovison vison

Observer

patrick062011

Date

July 11, 2012 05:03 PM EDT

Description

I saw a mink swim along my side of this pond and after a few minutes I saw it scurry back with a crayfish in its mouth.

- The American Mink marks its hunting territory with a fetid discharge from its anal glands
- Males mate with several females but eventually live with one.
- American Minks of both sexes are hostile to intruders

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What

cottontail rabbits Genus Sylvilagus

Observer

patrick062011

Date

July 11, 2012 06:16 PM EDT

Description

I noticed this rabbit ratting some plants or weeds and it showed no sign of fear or care when people walked by and when I stood up to talk to a man.