# 1_second sighting hawk April 29,2017 005photo# 1_second sighting hawk April 29,2017 0051 LikeThe JokerIn trap 29iv17 am, Fredericton; note how quickly the green fades to brown (wing tips)
Just 2 moths, this one and Acleris semiannula.
Also 1 Dung Fly and 1 large orange Ichneumonid Wasp (Ophion sp.?).…DiscussionThe Joker1 LikePetit Pingouin ( Razorbill )The RAZORBILLS are back at their nesting site on Pokeshaw Island. I counted 4 yesterday, but an other birder told me he counted 12 of them and that they have arrived a couple of weeks ago. On my wa…DiscussionPetit Pingouin ( Razorbill )1 LikePeepers singing the night out.videoPeepers singing the night out.1 LikeFirst of Year BlueNot the best shot -but-great to see my first lep of 2017 today here in NS where temps for spring have been below normal.These were abundant and had 1Hoary Elfin today 29-April-2017 at Pockwock ,Hali…DiscussionFirst of Year Blue3 LikesDrama in the Gravel Pit!Female Phidippus purpuratus jumping spider with prey, *possibly* Andrena sp. If so, perhaps A. frigida might be a reasonable guess?DiscussionDrama in the Gravel Pit!2 LikesPicnic BeetleHyla Park, Fredericton, April 27 2017
There are a few species of Sap Beetles on BNB (Family: Nitidulidae)
This one seems new: Glischrochilus fasciatus; tiny beetle photographed at Hyla Park.DiscussionPicnic Beetle5 LikesIndigo BuntingphotoIndigo Bunting8 LikesBald EaglephotoBald Eagle1 LikeNesting Canada GoosephotoNesting Canada Goose2 LikesBlue-winged TealphotoBlue-winged Teal9 LikesNorthern ParulaphotoNorthern Parula4 LikesNorthern ParulaphotoNorthern Parula3 LikesHooded ReflectionphotoHooded Reflection5 LikesTree SwallowphotoTree Swallow5 LikesFredericton April 23 & 25 2017Too cool in the evenings to get much activity.
Xylena curvimacula in trap, am April 24
Acleris semiannula in garden April 25DiscussionFredericton April 23 & 25 20173 LikesMoths at Cormierville, Kent Co., 24 April 20…Continuing cool weather and wind has meant no moths have appeared at the outside lights in the last couple of weeks. However I did stumble upon a couple of moths on tree trunks yesterday afternoon wh…DiscussionMoths at Cormierville, Kent Co., 24 April 20…2 LikesPINE WARBLER ON THE ROCKSphotoPINE WARBLER ON THE ROCKS6 LikesPine SiskinPine Siskins and Bohemian Waxwings at the feeding station today. Most years both of these species have dispersed by now.DiscussionPine Siskin1 LikeGreat Blue HeronphotoGreat Blue Heron6 LikesSome new arrivalsTree swallows and my loyal Hermit Thrush have arrived :-)DiscussionSome new arrivals2 Likes