DSCN5337 American Black DuckphotoDSCN5337 American Black Duck2 LikesAmerican CootphotoAmerican Coot6 LikesRSCN5428 Empidonax FlycatcherphotoRSCN5428 Empidonax Flycatcher1 LikeOvenbird / Paruline couronnéephotoOvenbird / Paruline couronnée11 LikesAmerican OystercatcherphotoAmerican Oystercatcher9 LikesCape May Warbler (male)photoCape May Warbler (male)7 LikesWhite Pine Cone Borer [Eucopina tocullionana…Edited to reflect Tony's idDiscussionWhite Pine Cone Borer [Eucopina tocullionana…1 Likea very small 4 spotted eye-spotted lady bee…Moncton - it was very small on a grape vine was hard for me to get a good photoDiscussiona very small 4 spotted eye-spotted lady bee…2 LikesPunk-looking bird - need help identifying it.I've been trying to identify this bird for a couple weeks now with no luck. This pair was spotted at the Sackville Waterfowl Park at the end of the May. I thought it might be a chipping sparrow, but…DiscussionPunk-looking bird - need help identifying it.2 Likesbirding Grand Manan June 2018Just a note for anyone looking for a guide to Grand Manan.
My partner and I spent a half day with Roger Burrow and came away enriched with his knowledge of birds that extended beyond mere identifi…Discussionbirding Grand Manan June 20183 LikesMACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORTWill it ever warn up? I suppose it is getting better but it seems a slow grind.
Last week produced more species than we usually see this far into the post-migration season.
There were brief visits…DiscussionMACHIAS SEAL ISLAND REPORT2 LikesRetarded Dagger [Acronicta retardata] June 1…DiscussionRetarded Dagger [Acronicta retardata] June 1…1 LikeWavy Chestnut Y [Autographa mappa] 8912 Jun…DiscussionWavy Chestnut Y [Autographa mappa] 8912 Jun…2 LikesBlack-dashed Apamea [Apamea nigrior] 9328 J…DiscussionBlack-dashed Apamea [Apamea nigrior] 9328 J…3 LikesSome recent odesLifer for me is this Spine-crowned Clubtail seen in Sheffield June 15 2018. I was looking for Skillet Clubtails and thought this was .... Gilles B. ID'd it on iNat.
Eastern Red Damsel seen in Minto…DiscussionSome recent odes5 LikesDichelotarsus punctatusI'm going with Dichelotarsus punctatus but its never been ID'd by anyone. Is it possible ... a beetle that is a first for BNB? This was seen near St George on June 10 2018. Nice description/key can b…DiscussionDichelotarsus punctatus2 LikesPlagodis serinaria - Lemon Plagodis - Hodges… It is worn, but it looks like a match. New!
Not much out there this morning (the 17th) DiscussionPlagodis serinaria - Lemon Plagodis - Hodges…4 LikesMale Springtime Darner [Basiaeschna janata]…This pretty critter was the only thing in my moth trap this morning.DiscussionMale Springtime Darner [Basiaeschna janata]…4 LikesScribbled Sallow Moth (Sympistis perscripta)…I left the outside back door light on overnight by mistake but turned it off as soon as I got up this morning. I didn't check for moths but it was so cold when I went to bed that I couldn't imagine a…DiscussionScribbled Sallow Moth (Sympistis perscripta)…5 LikesSpednic Lake PNA May 27 2018A nice mix of species:
Northern Spring Azure
and the best 'catch of the day' (although no…DiscussionSpednic Lake PNA May 27 20185 LikesHibomok Skipper, maybe?This grass skipper has confused me. I want to call it a Hobomok, since that would be the common skipper around now, but is very dark and the spots don't seem right. This is the best image I could get…DiscussionHibomok Skipper, maybe?2 Likes