POTD 7/27/21

July 27, 2021 - GREENVILLE EAGLE - We saw the Greenville Eagle Monday. We hesitated to call it the Greenville Eagle - not only because i...
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POTD 7/26/21

July 26, 2021 - LOCUST LOVE - A pair of Red-Legged Locust mate. The smaller male mounts the female for a mating that can last up to 48 h...
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POTD 7/25/21

July 25, 2021 - RELAXIN' - An Eastern Phoebe stretches in the Ash tree. Phoebes are insect eaters and hunt bugs that they catch on the f...
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POTD 7/24/21

July 24, 2021 - RAINDROPS FALLING ON MY - A brief, heavy rain left bubbles on the beaver pond as it fell Friday.
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POTD 7/23/21

July 23, 2021 - SILVER-BORDERED FRITILLARY BUTTERFLY on a Daisy - Google said: Butterflies love daisies and related flowers, because the...
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POTD 7/22/21

July 22, 2021 - A prematurely Fall-colored leaf next to a Summer shadow on the trail to the beaver pond...a preview of the season turnin...
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POTD 7/21/21

July 21, 2021 - SPEAK UP - Male Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker speaks out about something. The birds have been spending time in the trees with...
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POTD 7/20/21

July 20, 2021 - HEY BABY - An immature Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker growing into his male colored plumage. Fledgling birds of many species a...
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POTD 7/19/21

July 19, 2021 - WAXWING TAIL FEATHERS - Carotenoid compounds are common in fruits and seeds and birds' bodies use these carotenoids to p...
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POTD 7/18/21

July 18, 2021 - FUNGUS AMONG US - Summer heat and several days of rain have lots of mushrooms popping up in our New Hampshire forest....
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POTD 7/17/21

July 17, 2021 - ITSY BITSY SPIDER - This little guy has been working the Lily blooms. I didn't try to identify or even figure out what i...
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POTD 7/16/21

July 16, 2021 - MONARCH ON MILKWEED - We are always happy to see the Monarch butterflies return to the milkweed meadow on Wapack Wildern...
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POTD 7/15/21

July 15, 2021 - BEAVER POND? - When you think of a pond, you think of open water...but the beaver pond is a pond because beavers flooded...
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POTD 7/14/21

July 14, 2021 - PREPARING TO FLY - A Heron chick assumes a flight pose in the nest on the beaver pond. The chicks are almost fully feath...
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POTD 7/13/21

July 13, 2021 - DILLY FIREWORKS - Blooming Dill plant makes fireworks pattern in the garden. When the blossoms go to seed, we will harve...
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POTD 7/12/21

July 12, 2021 - GARDEN PATTERN - Succulent in Vic's garden presents a pattern for today's Photo of the Day.
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POTD 7/11/21

July 11, 2021 - POND-SIDE WILDFLOWER - Swamp Candles blooming along the beaver pond. Lysimachia terrestris is in the Primrose family and...
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POTD 7/10/21

July 10, 2021 - BIRD ON A WIRE - An American Kestrel hunts from a wire above a farm field along McCoy Road. The Kestrel is one of the sm...
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POTD 7/9/21

July 09, 2021 - SUNBATHING - Immature Red-Bellied Woodpecker suns on a dead limb. Birds spread their wings and soak up the sun on warm d...
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POTD 7/8/21

July 08, 2021 - BUTTERFLY - Silver-Bordered Fritillary Butterfly on the Asclepias (Butterfly Weed) that we planted for the Monarchs - bu...
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POTD 7/7/21

July 07, 2021 - HEY I'M OVER HERE - Juvenile Blue Jay flaps and squawks for attention. We had lots of Blue Jays all year and we are seei...
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POTD 7/6/21

July 06, 2021 - I'VE GOT YOUR SIX - Heron chicks huddle back to back in the nest on the beaver pond. The chicks spend lots of time alone...
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POTD 7/5/21

July 05, 2021 - AERIAL DELIVERY - Eastern Kingbird feeds chicks in the nest on the beaver pond. Kingbirds are insect eaters - catching t...
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POTD 7/4/21

July 04, 2021 - NO ROOF - Heron chick in a soaked nest after two days of steady rain. The chicks have feathers, but stuck in the nest in...
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POTD 7/3/21

July 03, 2021 - WELCOME WATER - After a long, hot dry spell, a steady, day-long rain put some water in the brook from the beaver pond. T...
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POTD 7/2/21

July 02, 2021 - HAPPY DAY LILY - The Day Lilies are beginning to bloom. Have a happy Day Lily day!
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POTD 7/1/21

July 01, 2021 - SPEAKIN' UP FOR YOURSELF - Heron chick getting vocal about the delay in being fed. Heron chicks grow quickly and beg lou...
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