Friday, July 15, 2016

Noisy Wings and SilentTattered Wings

On my mind: there's been a noisy Red-tailed Hawk in the backyard for a few weeks now. Today she was "dive bombed" by two small birds. The aggressive birds were just a little too far away to be identified but they may have been Mockingbirds.

While on the deck I noticed two Fritillaries on the Coneflowers. One butterfly was quite tattered and torn, while the other was in excellent shape.

This variety of Coneflower has outstanding yellow and vibrant orange colors!

Deer cuisine update: someone's been eating the  
squash leaves!

Squash update: to pick or not to pick? I'm afraid if I don't pick this zucchini some one will come along and eat it.

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