I’ve been trying to keep track of moths again this year. So far I’ve not seen many that I don’t recognize already from the work I did on it last year. The moth pictured here I believe is a Small Engrailed (Ectropis crepuscularia), though I don’t think I ever got that completely confirmed last year. … Read more

Mussel Shells

This year down at the park I’ve noticed a bunch of mussel (Mytilus trossulus) shells washed up with the seaweed. I do not remember seeing so many in previous years. Apart from the ever present possibilities that I just didn’t pay enough attention or have forgotten what I did notice, I’m wondering if perhaps the … Read more

Robin on Nest

While Connor was out try to get pictures of hummingbirds at a feeder we put up earlier in the week, he noticed a robin nest in the tree adjacent to our house. I can see it from where I work at the computer, so it should be interesting to watch over the coming weeks.