Bee Problems. Fredericton, Aug 16, 20…Leaf cutter bees (Megachile sp.) had been working hard to fill the cells of my bee house. Here, there are about 2 dozen filled two weeks ago. But near the bottom are three that have been damaged.
I…DiscussionBee Problems. Fredericton, Aug 16, 20…3 LikesPiliated WoodpeckerphotoPiliated Woodpecker2 LikesPale Lichen Moth (Crambidia pallida) 930219.…This smallish (12 mm. length) moth is not much to look at and I expect it is overlooked by 'mothers'. There are no images from NB at BugGuide and this is a first here at BNB.
Pale Lichen Moth Crambi…DiscussionPale Lichen Moth (Crambidia pallida) 930219.…1 LikeSemipalmated SandpipersphotoSemipalmated Sandpipers3 LikesSlender Meadow Katydid. Fredericton…Conocephalus fasciatus (male)
Attracted to light from window on Sunday night.DiscussionSlender Meadow Katydid. Fredericton…2 LikesWarbler ID Fredericton, Aug 12Looking for confirmation/correction; saw two of these on buckthorn a few moments ago. Only got a couple of shots.
Is it a female Yellow Warbler?DiscussionWarbler ID Fredericton, Aug 124 LikesChestnut-sided WarblerphotoChestnut-sided Warbler5 LikesGerdana caritella - Hodges#1144 New for me.…Found a match quickly in the first plate on MPG. I kept looking and found 2 more that are somewhat similar..(1842 &1844)...This one seems to be right on. Not listed for NB on BG, MPG or CNC....…DiscussionGerdana caritella - Hodges#1144 New for me.…2 LikesOpportunity: Tagging Monarch ButterfliesWe are now into the second week of August and the days are shortening noticeably. It’s nearing the time when Monarch butterflies will begin their fall migration to Mexico for the winter. The Saint Jo…DiscussionOpportunity: Tagging Monarch Butterflies2 LikesA couple of visitors and a couple of new mic…1. Catocala connubialis - Connubial Underwing - Hodges#8877...first of the season! finally :) Aug 8, 2018
2. Dolba hyloeus - Pawpaw Sphinx - Hodges#7784...this is my third this summer and the fir…DiscussionA couple of visitors and a couple of new mic…2 LikesTricolored HeronphotoTricolored Heron6 LikesPossibly 5299 Water Veneer (Crambidae)I observed numerous, maybe hundreds, of these 7mm (TL) moths flitting around the raised and dry sphagnum bog at Tower Lake, 20 July 2018. I captured the one pictured below in a baggy, but by the time…DiscussionPossibly 5299 Water Veneer (Crambidae)4 LikesGreen Heron in treephotoGreen Heron in tree6 LikesDiving OspreyphotoDiving Osprey1 LikeTiny MonarchphotoTiny Monarch2 LikesSquidphotoSquid2 LikesSyrphid and Bee Fly Fredericton,…Found these two this morning, checking out the flowers.
Syrphid - Ocyptamus fascipennis
and a bee fly I often see in late summer...Villa sp. (poss. V. lateralis )DiscussionSyrphid and Bee Fly Fredericton,…1 Like3844 Thyraylia bunteanaIn trap am of 6viii18, Fredericton.
A few similar species but this seems the closest, especially with images on BG.
Nancy has a similar one that I think may also be 3844
<a href="http://birdingnewbrunswick.ca">http://birdingnewbrunswick.ca</a>…Discussion3844 Thyraylia bunteana2 LikesMany Micros!! I have some tiny ones....Aug.…These seemed to be easy to find ( just a mild headache lol )...only two are found in NB.
I checked CNC for the others and they are not listed. Haven't checked the Annotated list yet.
Corrections w…DiscussionMany Micros!! I have some tiny ones....Aug.…2 Likesamerican redstart warbler (4)photoamerican redstart warbler (4)2 Likesblack and white warbler (2)photoblack and white warbler (2)1 Like