A male white-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis). A blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) in the snow. A female yellow-bellied sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) in a birch tree (Betula). A black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) on the trunk of a birch tree. A singing white-throated sparrow. A visiting dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis). A white-throated sparrow perching in an apple tree […]
Archives for November 2017
Eastern tent caterpillars (Malacosoma americanum) live communally in silken tents designed to keep them warm in cooler weather. The brood side of the tent faces the sun and the caterpillars will add silk as needed. Slugs (Gastropoda) are very damaging pests in gardens and can be found in moist and humid climates, particularly during a […]
A yellow-bellied sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) perching on a birch tree (Betula). A summer chipping sparrow (Spizella passerina). A close-up of a ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris). An eastern phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) during the summer. A female common yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas). An eastern phoebe fledgling in the grass (Poaceae).