September 29th. A walk on the Grayville section.
Asters (Symphyotrichum sp.)
Last blooms of Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea maculosa).
Bumblebee (Bombus sp.) on Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum
Goldenrod (Solidago sp.)
Hickory Tussock Moth (Lophocampa caryae).
September 30th. A walk to the marsh in moonlight, waiting for approaching
dawn. 6:26 A.M.
Peak at 6:33.
Fading by 6:38.
Late afternoon from the same spot.
Red Maple (Acer rubrum).
Last blossoms on some early summer flowers. Evening Primrose (Oenothera
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense).
Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) catching a few warm rays.
Cattails and red maple leaves.
Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) flocking in the marsh.
A little Sumac (Rhus sp.) still with bright foliage.
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhyncos).
Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) and Poison Ivy (Rhus
Cultivated New England Asters (Aster novae-angliae) at the
Route 85 trailhead.
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodius) hunting for brunch.
A little fish, still wriggling.
Ack; have to get it facing the right way before swallowing.
Down the hatch!
Back to stalking.