Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the pulpit) It is a large, cylindrical, hooded flower, green in color with brown stripes. Distinctive Jack-in-the-pulpit formation grows beneath large leaves and in shade.
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker seeking insects on the trees.
Sighting: I saw this sparrow confirmed by another birder to be Red Fox sparrow ground feeding under an apple tree. I didn't hear it's song but understand it has a terrific voice deep rich whistle.
Fledgling. Read more:
Barred Owl seen in the day time flew to a low branch on the edge of the forest in my back yard. I've seen him/her 3 times and thrilled with sighting.
Pine Grosbeaks normally live in the northern boreal forests, but food crops up north failed, and New England has been invaded by them this year. There have been lots of reports of them picking at fruit trees ...worth keeping an eye out for this infrequent visitor.
Appalachian Trail, Green Mountain National Forest
Not sure of species!
First bloom I have seen this year!
Blooming in a field on margin of a forest
Four leaved trillium! Becca says it is a "quadrillium". Has anyone seen this before ??
eggs found at a very high elevation pond. Unsure of species.