Along the Air Line... 2006 - Spring, Part 4
The Air Line Trail in Eastern Connecticut - Stan Malcolm Photos

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May 27th. A pair of Yellow Warblers (Dendroica petechia) have built a nest close to the trail.

For many more pictures of this Yellow Warbler family, click here.

 

 

Wild Geranium or Crane's Bill (Geranium maculatum)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Early June and a young Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) has taken up residence in the marsh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A male Rufous-sided Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

 

 

June 9th. The yellow warblers have chicks. Here the male does some housekeeping, removing a bit of fluff.

For many more pictures of this Yellow Warbler family, click here.

 

 

A White-marked Tussock Moth (Orgyia leucostygma) caterpillar on oak.

 

 

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

 

 

Foliose Lichen

 

 

Yarrow (Achillea millifolium)

 

 

Smaller Hop Clover (Trifolium procumbens)

 

 

Carrion-flower (Smilax herbacea)

 

 

June 11th. The cormorant still in residence.

 

 

 

 

 

Snapping Turtle. Female laying eggs.

 

 

Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)

 

 

June 14th and the Yellow Warbler chicks have grown a lot.

For many more pictures of this Yellow Warbler family, click here.

 

 

A Jumping Spider on a Daisy.

 

 

Wild Garlic (Allium canadense)

 

 

 

 

 

Dew on Birdfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

 

 

Pasture Rose (Rosa carolina)

 

 

Everybody loves a walk on the Air Line. All ages; all species.