One pair was bringing tasty morsels their chick. One evening they were joined by a group of Great Crested Flycatchers. These birds were also catching insects on the wing, but they also hopped around in the branches, picking caterpillars and other bugs right off the leaves.
|Great Crested Flycatcher|
Here's an insect that managed to escape the birds, collecting its own sustenance. I wonder if the birds would go after a bumble bee.
All the animals around Lake Wicwas are taking advantage of nature's summer bounty to fatten up. Look at the size that the Water Spiders have attained in just a few weeks:
I saw a blueberry bush shaking on a perfectly calm day, and found the culprit - a chipmunk enjoying a good anti-oxidant meal.
|I see you!|
There goes another one!
The summer flowers are still blooming, but some of the best color can be found at, or on the water. The water lilies and pickerel weed are bloonming, as is a pretty pink flower I have yet to identify.
|Did you see the little fly?|
|Unidentified - Any ideas?|