Chasing a Song

Fledgling Song Sparrow at Swan Lake Yesterday I thought the young Song Sparrow I saw standing on a branch outside the nest wasn’t really developed enough to be a fledgling, but Connor said when he visited the lake today, there were no birds in the nest. It’s possible that a predator came along and grabbed … Read more

White and Black Moth (Rheumaptera sp)

I was a little surprised (and a touch excited) to see this striking, boldly patterned black and white moth fly in front of me and land on some dirt in my yard the other evening as I headed out. I grabbed a container and was able to catch it. Last year was the first time … Read more