My contribution to Michelle's Nature Notes (#373). From the backyard in D.C., Mr. Cardinal makes way for Nutkin.
It's not just butterflies that have been scarce in D.C. this summer. I've seen few pollinators, period. But here's a carpenter bee:
Here are a couple of pollinators from the Washington and Old Dominion Trail in Va. this morning. I've struck out on the trail a bit the last month or so, but today was great. More to come later in the week.
And at last, my first Monarch pic of 2016!
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