Jim Edsall
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Article in ABA birder's travel guide

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joanne Savage Sep 6, 2013. 1 Reply

The new publication ABA Birder's Travel Guide contaibns an article on NB. Click here to view..http://bg.aba.org/i/159522Continue

 

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Jim Edsall replied to Joanne Savage's discussion Hope this is a Beetle but EEK what is it? in the group Beetles of the Maritimes
"Northeastern Pine Sawyer, Monochamus"
Sep 2, 2016
Jim Edsall replied to Helen McLaughlin's discussion in the yard in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Could that Darner be  Aeshna constricta.?"
Sep 11, 2015
Jim Edsall commented on Chris Adam's group Moths of New Brunswick
"Neoligia exhausta, I believe, apparent first record from NS. It has been reported from NB. This was found at the national Moth week event in Kentville , July24/15"
Jul 26, 2015
Jim Edsall replied to Gordon Rattray's discussion Arrowhead Spiketail ? in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"I believe this is one of the Gomphus, don't have a book handy but for some reason Dusky Clubtail kind of jumps out at me"
Jul 6, 2015
Jim Edsall replied to Chris Adam's discussion Skippers at Fredericton in the group Butterflying for Birders
"Hi Chris, I think the stigma is too heavy for crossline skipoer, It usually has a pretty fine stigma"
Jul 3, 2015
Jim Edsall replied to Tony's discussion June 4 2015 exuviae in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"I don't see these on all exuvia, I'm not sure where they come from"
Jun 6, 2015
Jim Edsall replied to Tony's discussion June 4 2015 exuviae in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Looks like Beaverpond Baskettail. Spiny and common have longer lateral spines on the ninth abdominal segment. I believe this is correct but as I am doing this from memory not 100% sure"
Jun 5, 2015
Jim Edsall replied to Chris Adam's discussion Odes along the Oromocto River, 3 June 15 in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"The exuvia in the photo is a Baskettail"
Jun 3, 2015
Jim Edsall replied to Brian Stone's discussion Is It Possible To ID This Dragonfly? in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"It is very likely that this is Shadow Darner, I have seen them with some frequency around my yard, also in Dartmouth over the past month and despite some effort haven't been able to find any other darner species among them"
Nov 10, 2014
Jim Edsall replied to Nancy Mullin's discussion Viceroy Hybrid...crossed with a White Admiral...with ID help in the group Butterflying for Birders
"I agree Tony, and many of these southern viceroys are marked with white in varying amounts, so possibly a genetic throwback? "
Sep 19, 2014
Jim Edsall replied to Stuart Tingley's discussion Today at the Petit-Cap dune - Salt Marsh Copper and Black Swallowtail in the group Butterflying for Birders
"Hi Stu, don't worry aboutbit, good to know you are still in the land of the living..also nice to see your records on eButterfly. I find it a great way to organize my photos while contributing to a long term project..jim"
Sep 11, 2014
Denis A. Doucet replied to Jim Edsall's discussion Ophiogomphus rupinsulensis, Mohannes Rd. July4,2014 in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Nice, Jim! Jimmy, in your neck of the woods, Rusty Snaketails should be visible right now along the Salmon River from about Castaway (or higher) to Gaspereau Forks and beyond, with a bit of luck."
Jul 13, 2014
Denis A. Doucet replied to Jim Edsall's discussion Female Slaty Skimmer, near St. Stephen, July 4,2014. This one had me puzzled for a while. Looks nothing like the male in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Oops, missed the end of the tail of a male. Good stuff picking that up, folks! Great discussion!"
Jul 13, 2014
Jim Edsall replied to Jim Edsall's discussion Nice, red-marked Superb Jewelwing (i think) Moores Mills, July4,2014 in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Yes it was very red from all angles, that was what caught my eye. I have seen rubyspot before and they are quite different structurally."
Jul 12, 2014
Dwayne Sabine replied to Jim Edsall's discussion Female Slaty Skimmer, near St. Stephen, July 4,2014. This one had me puzzled for a while. Looks nothing like the male in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Ah, the miracles of modern technology. We don't even have to think to do our own spelling anymore...."
Jul 12, 2014
Dwayne Sabine replied to Jim Edsall's discussion Female Slaty Skimmer, near St. Stephen, July 4,2014. This one had me puzzled for a while. Looks nothing like the male in the group Maritime Dragonflies and Damselflies
"Yes, looks like male terminalia on that one as well. They just look so different from what we expect a male Slutty Skimmer to look like."
Jul 12, 2014

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At 1:43pm on March 22, 2012, Joanne Savage said…

I saw 1 Infant Moth and 3 Mourning Cloak Butterflies on the Lower Norton shore Rd

yesterday afternoon; the temp WAS 27C at the time.  Joanne Savage

At 5:54pm on November 10, 2010, Norma Blois said…
Hi Jim, isn't this a great site.How are you enjoying halifax? Norma Blois[friend of Bill Brydges]
At 12:53pm on November 5, 2010, Mary Knockwood said…
Hey Jim when did you move to Dartmouth?
 
 
 

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