Young Red-winged Blackbird and Interesting Moth

I heard the young blackbirds were probably out of the nest, so I went down to Swan Lake and was able to get a picture of one before they flew out of range.

This evening I noticed a moth flying out at the light that gave the impression of something different. It turned out to be Hydriomena speciosata, a species first reported in the state last August during the bioblitz here in Sitka. It was nice to have one turn up again this year.

About matt goff

I am an aspiring naturalist who seeks to learn all that I can about the more-than-human aspects of this place that is my home.
This entry was posted in birding, birds, insects, photojournal and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply