For the past several years I have saved a large bag of Mountain Ash berries for winter waxwings.So far this winter no birds have arrived and so am wanting to 'get rid of' these berries.Anyone is…Continue
I have about 5 pounds of frozen berries that I saved for the Waxwings. However, none have shown up to eat the few berries still on the tree.Rather than let them go to waste they can be picked-up in…Continue
"That’s not good news... I was down along the river today and saw a good number of bees and butterflies, as well as a few odes. I had visitors with me, so couldn’t do any serious sleuthing. Hoping the loss wasn’t too…"
I spent all of yesterday July 11 2018 at Spednic Lake PNA, just west of McAdam.Perfect weather, full sun, no wind, high 20's.Unfortunately almost NO insects.Saw 1 butterfly - Dun SkipperCaught 1 male Emerald Spreadwing and 1 female Slaty Skimmer in my tent (horsefly) trap (both released)There were a few male Slaty's at the bridge at Digitty (?) Stream.and that's all!…See More
"For future dissection it is always best to dry moths quickly. Any source of heat up to about 70C works fine. Small moths should easily dry within 24 h; larger ones perhaps 2-3 days.
Heat does not have to be continuous; a few hours during the day,…"