POTD 5/18/21

May 18, 2021 - THERE'S GOLD IN THEM WOODS - Goldthread blooms along the brook from the beaver pond. Goldthread is a low-growing perenni...
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POTD 5/17/21

May 17, 2021 - BIRDS AND THE BEES - BIRD EDITION - Tree Swallows mate on the beaver pond. Send the children to the other room and dim t...
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POTD 5/1621

May 16, 2021 - WANNA DANCE? - Male Baltimore Oriole in courtship as he faces the female and bows deeply with tail spread and wings part...
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POTD 5/15/21

May 15, 2021 - CAN JUST REACH - Female Hummingbird reaches to preen her tail. Birds spend at least 10 percent of their day preening the...
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POTD 5/14/21

May 14, 2021 - FALL IN - Gooslings fall in behind Mom on Mill Pond.
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POTD 5/13/21

May 13, 2021 - Maybe I should call it BPOTD...Bird Photo of the Day...since the POTD is so frequently a bird photo, like this one of a...
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POTD 5/12/21

May 12, 2021 - SITTING ON NESTS - Herons at the beaver pond are sitting on nests. After reconstructing several nests this year - it app...
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POTD 5/11/21

May 11, 2021 - HUMMER TONGUE - Hummingbirds feed by dipping their long slender tongues into the nectar inside a flower - or a sugar-wat...
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POTD 5/10/21

May 10, 2021 - ROSY MAY COLORS - Painted Trillium blooming along the brook from the beaver pond and the Rose-Breasted Grosbeak share a...
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POTD 5/9/21

May 09, 2021 - We had a male Baltimore Oriole show up last week...and I read that Baltimore Orioles mate for life - BUT - because their...
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POTD 5/8/21

May 08, 2021 - DAY DRINKIN' - Male Red-Bellied Woodpecker drinks from a tree limb scar on a maple tree. All birds need water - and wood...
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POTD 5/7/21

May 07, 2021 - SHOWY MALE - Buntings, like this male Indigo Bunting, are strongly sexually dimorphic - the males and females look diffe...
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POTD 5/6/21

May 06, 2021 - TICKLEWEED? - False Hellebore coming up on the edge of the beaver pond catches fallen maple blossoms. False Hellebore, V...
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POTD 5/5/21

May 05, 2021 - THE OTHER END - I was scouting for blooming wildflowers at the far end of the beaver pond Tuesday...a tranquil place....
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POTD 5/4/21

May 04, 2021 - GROSBEAK BACK - We are always amazed - but no longer surprised - when birds come back in the Spring at almost EXACTLY th...
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POTD 5/3/21

May 03, 2021 - BLUE BIRD DAY - We had a Blue Bird Day Sunday - with more Spring birds arriving - and we don't normally have Bluebirds,...
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POTD 5/2/21

May 02, 2021 - GREAT BLUE HERON uses his 6' wingspan - landing on a branch near his nest on the beaver pond. The Herons have built 3 ne...
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POTD 5/1/21

May 01, 2021 - SPRING BLOOMS EMERGING - Hobblebush Virburnum beginning to bloom along the brook. The name Hobblebush refers to the fact...
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