Monthly Archives: June 2011
Tiger beetles are one of my favorite bugs. This one, the six spotted tiger beetle, was running around on my front step crunching ants with his massive jaws. This is a mating pair of tiger beetles, probably Oblique lined tiger … Continue reading
We saw only two loons on West Lake in Washington County on Sunday, June 26, 2011.
I’ve replaced the banner to reflect turtle mating season. There were approximately two dozen dead snapping turtles on the roads between Lincoln and Brunswick last Thursday. They’re on the move this time of year to find a place to lay … Continue reading
No reports made for June 18, 2011 Updated: I missed a report earlier.
The new generation; winners, losers and too close to tell by Fred Gralenski We’re not into July yet but it’s interesting to search for clues into the trends of the future populations of some of our critters here in the … Continue reading
There are only three reports this week. If you still have black flies please send a report! Thanks! June 10, 2011
We’ve had lightening striking very close to the house for a couple of hours. During a short break between rounds I went out to take a picture of the sky. RF
by Fred Gralenski We’re not fully into the lightning season yet, even though we have had a couple of little distant rumblers. Although there are about 2000 thunder storms at any one time across the globe and about 5 million … Continue reading