Category Archives: Western Massachusetts
It was raining when I left the house this morning but radar showed it letting up to the north and, sure enough, when I arrived at the pond it had stopped. But the evidence remained. White Water-lily-Nymphaea odorata
I posted this flower the other day entwined. But floating in space is fun too. Grass Pink-Calopogon tuberosus As for the title…..
I bet those long toes could use a pedicure as well.
When I walked into MacLeod Field (I only recently learned the actual name of what I have been calling Lawrence Swamp wet meadow) early last Saturday morning I didn’t expect to find orchids that early in the month but felt … Continue reading
I was on vacation last week…mostly one of those honey dos…but did get out most every morning. All but this one day Sunday started with an overcast or mostly cloudy sky so here is the only sunrise I managed to … Continue reading
While at the pond the first tiny find was this damselfly. Although very common it was a first sighting for me. Eastern Forktail-Ischnura verticalis female. After shooting this I moved along and found what I thought from a distance to be … Continue reading
I went on another bullfrog safari yesterday. It was a little successful but they are still a bit behind schedule due to the cool mornings we’ve been having. I’ll share one or two on FF. Once I accepted the dearth … Continue reading
This morning I visited the wet meadow where I often find two species of native orchids. But…usually they are not in flower until mid-June. I was lucky and found both flowering early albeit the Grass Pink which will follow was … Continue reading