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Appreciating the sound of the rain on the roof whi…

Appreciating the sound of the rain on the roof while settling in for sleep – also grateful for a warm and dry bed. #PayAttention #Gratitude

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Checked out Starrigavan on 12.64 tide. Highest of…

Checked out Starrigavan on 12.64 tide. Highest of the year so far! (also one of the highest there will be all year) http://t.co/16GIL6PVHU

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Immature Northern Goshawk @hpr rec spotted when sh…

Immature Northern Goshawk @HPR rec spotted when shorebirds flushed-a nice bird for first day of Christmas bird count week. #birdlanguage

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Dryad’s Saddle (Polyporus squamosus)

Its large size, scaled cap, pores, and a few other features make Dryad’s Saddle (Polyporus squamosus) fairly distinctive. Mushroom Expert describes this species as “widespread east of the Rocky Mountains”, and the Northwest Key Council indicates it is found occasionally … Continue reading

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Small Phoenix (Ecliptopera silaceata)

Connor noticed this moth resting on the side of the house. I caught it and brought it inside to photograph. The larvae of this species are said to feed on fireweed. As this is the first time I have noticed … Continue reading

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Little Buttercup (Ranunculus uncinatus)

Little Buttercup (Ranunculus uncinatus) is a fairly common species that I associate mostly with disturbed or gravelly areas near stream. I’m most familiar with it from near Indian River, and to this point my experience with this species is only … Continue reading

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