Gallery of My Images

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Widow Skimmer (Libellula luctuosa)

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Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) feeding on Standing Cypress (Ipomopsis rubra)

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Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)

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Yellow-Breasted Chat (Icteria virens)

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False Dragon Head (Physostegia virginiana)

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Pearl Crescent Butterfly (Phyciodes tharos) on Lance-leaved Coriopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)

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Male Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)

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Male Blue Dasher (Pachydiplax longipennis)

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Flamingo (Ponenicopterus missourienses plasticus)

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Male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

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Butterweed (Packera glabella)

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Immature Male Orchard Oriole

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Molly (Canis familiaris)

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Red-Winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoniceus)

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Male Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)

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Frog Menage a Trois

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Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea)

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More Please!

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Feeding Time

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Female Red-Winged Blackbird

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Eastern Wood Pewee (Contopus virens)

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Scary Pond Spider

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Butterweed (Packera glabella)

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Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

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Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) on Lilly Pad

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Male Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurious)

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Male American Goldfinch

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Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)

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Lilypad

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Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis tracheas) with a caterpillar

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Bluebird couple working on a nest.

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Prothonotary Warbler (Prothonotaria citrea)

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Young Frog on Lilly Pad Flower Bud

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Tree Frog on Arrowhead

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Prothonotary Warbler

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Gray-Headed Coneflower

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Gray-Headed Cone Flower

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Bee Covered in Pollen

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Bees on Gray-Headed Coneflower

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Killdeer (Charadrius vociferous)

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White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

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Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

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Wake Robin (Trillium sessile)

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Yellow-breasted Chat

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Golden Fritillary on Butterfly Weed

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Ruby Throated Hummingbird feeding on False White Indigo

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Red-Winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoenixes)

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Summer Tanager (Piranha rubra)

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Dew on Big Bluestem

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Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)

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Prothonotary Warbler Hatchlings

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Male Bluebird feeding two Fledglings

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Perennial Lupine (Lupinus perennis)

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Oxeye Daisy (Luecanthemum vulgare)

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Black-capped Chickadee Brood

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Male Wood Duck

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Green Heron with frog

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Green Heron with spiked head feathers.

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Green Heron

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Six Prothonotary Warbler eggs.

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Prothonotary Warbler egg

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Prothonotary Warbler Male

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Pileated Woodpecker (Hylatomus pileatus)

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Common Grackle

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Downy Woodpecker

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Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinas)

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Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

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Female Purple Finch

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Dark-eyed Junco

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Dark-eyed Junco

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Dark-eyed Junco

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Head Shot

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Male Purple Finch

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Male Northern Cardinal in Snow

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Blue Jay in Snow

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Female Northern Cardinal

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American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

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American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

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Male Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)

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Black-capped Chickadee

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White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)

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Northern Cardinal Couple

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Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)

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Tufted Timouse (Baeolophus bicolor)

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Dark-eyed Junco

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Black-capped Chickadee

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Downy Woodpecker

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Female Northern Cardinal

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Full Moon 1-2-2018

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Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

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Tufted Titmouse

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Northern Cardinal

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Northern Cardinal

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Black-capped Chickadee

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House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)

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Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)

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Security Patrol on the Dodson Farm

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Common Gracke (Quiscalus quiscula)

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Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird Click on image for higher resolution copy.

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Spiderwort (Tradescantia) Click on photo for higher resolution image.

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Frog ponds summer 2015

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One of a few abandoned farm implements on my farm. Click on image for higher resolution copy.

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Male Prothonotary Warbler

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Female Ruby-Throated Hummingbird feeding on Columbine

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Indigo Bunting

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Prothonotary Warbler

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Indian Paintbrush

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Pussytoes

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Hummingbird 5-21-2014

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Dames Rocket, Spring 2014

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Indian Paintbrush

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Blue-eyed Mary

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Blue-eyed Mary

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Mother bluebird incubating eggs.

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Gilberson PVC box

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Bluebird hatchlings

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Doe and triplets

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Fox eating persimmons

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Night walker

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Peeve and possum.

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Raccoon snarling at a possum.

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Raccoon climbing persimmon tree.

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Two does and fawns.

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Coyotes eating persimmons

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Buck and raccoon

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Doe and Fawns

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Me capturing panorama with iPhone and cyclorama.

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Dogs-tooth Violet

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May 15th, 2011

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May 14th, 2011

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May 12th, 2011

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May 11th, 2011

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May 1st, 2011

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May 4th, 2011

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May 5th, 2011

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May 9th, 2011

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May 10th, 2011

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April 29th, 2011

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5 bluebird eggs. April 19th, 2011

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Getting close to fledging. May 12th, 2011

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Solitary bluebird. May 10th, 2011

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Growing hatchling. May 1, 2011

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Five bluebird eggs. April 24th, 2011

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Bluebird eggs 4-12-11

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Bluebird Hatchlings 4-28-11

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Peterson Box 260-2

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Mother on nest. April 10th, 2011

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Solitary hatchling. April 29th 2011

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Chickadee nest 4-6-11

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Hatchlings 4-23-2011

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Gilbertson PVC Nestbox

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Missouri Primrose

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Mother bluebird up close 4-19-2011

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Mother bluebird on nest

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Fledging day 5-10-2011

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Growing. 4-26-2011

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Prothonotary Warbler hatchlings June 2, 2010

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Prothonotary Chicks June 4, 2010

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Only one chick left. June 5, 2010

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Empty nest. June 5, 2010

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Box 300-2

 

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Five eggs noted May 22

Grass cup. Likely bluebird nest. May 30th

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Two chicks remaining May 19th

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Eggs noted May 18, 2010

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Nest noted May 8, 2010

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Three eggs hatched. Photo May 11

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First hatchling May 2

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Box 414-1

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Eventually we got up to five eggs.

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Prothonotary Warbler chicks June 2, 2010

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First egg noted April 14th

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Prothonotary Warbler Chicks May 29th

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Adult Prothonotary Warbler bringing food to Cowbird chick in second box.

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Adult Prothonotary Warbler with food

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Moss in box April 4th

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Libby monitoring the duplex.

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New nesting material. No sign of chickadee eggs.

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Morning of May 27th. Three birds left.

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Mealworms to help out parents in their feeding efforts.

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May 26th

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May 26th

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Cowbird and Prothonotary Warblers May 27th

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Gilbertson Duplex May 27th

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Transplanted Cowbird

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Prothonotary Warblers without the Cowbird

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May 26th

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May 26th

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Nestlings May 25th Should be fledging soon.

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Mom feeding an assertive chick.

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Dad flying in with an earthworm.

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Prothonotary hatchling May 24th, 2010

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More hatchlings. May 25th, 2010

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Gilbertson Box 400-1

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Full set of 5 eggs on May 8th, 2010

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Hatchlings May11th, 2010

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Hatchlings May 13th

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Dropping flood waters

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All 6 eggs unchanged/unhatched as of May 20th 2010

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Completed set of 6 eggs as photographed on April 24th 2010

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Three eggs noted on April 12th 2010

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Gilbertson nest box near creek.

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6 eggs unchanged/unhatched May 20th 2010

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Nest noted April 4th 2010 no eggs yet.

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First egg noted April 10th 2010

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Mom bringing food.

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Dad bringing food.

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Dad with a centipede.

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Things are starting to green up.

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Early spring following a prescribed winter burn of our prairie.

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Gilbertson “box” in a Cedar Glade area on our farm.

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Empty nest. May 7th.

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Bigger still. May 6th.

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Getting bigger. April 24th.

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Hatchlings noted on April 19th.

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Two days later we had a full set of five eggs.

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Early spring after a burn.

Early spring after a burn.

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First eggs noted.