Tuesday, 31 August 2010

s. dykes.

                                           mature male - common darter

Monday, 30 August 2010


turnstone in tandem

Sunday, 29 August 2010

Swan Point Cemetery, Providence RI, mid-August.

                                               Barred Owl.

Thursday, 26 August 2010

a bug, a damsel and 3 sallows

Orange Sallow

Shield Bug

Banded Demoiselle

Bordered Sallow

Centre-barred Sallow

Monday, 23 August 2010

Bordered Beauty

Caught at Rudston

Friday, 20 August 2010

Back garden comes up trumps.

common darterbrimstone
First dragonfly for my pond plus first ever brimstone for the garden, plus wall brown, female above, male under

Monday, 16 August 2010

Common Terns, Gooseberry Island, Massachusetts.

I love how they are all wing, amazing.

Some banded on the left leg, some right, one both. Any idea why? My Canadian bander buddies all clamp the same leg (right).

Least Terns - August, Barrington RI.

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Shorebirds - Aug., Mass/RI.

Spent a couple of hours last Sunday morning with three Spotted Sandpipers in Riverside Cemetery, Providence, RI.

Naragansett Bay isn't the cleanest, but this level of toxic induced deformation still came as a surprise.