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Photos from north of Ste.Anne on 2004-Jun16:
Marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa): with Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) Marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa): Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus): Marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa): with Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) Marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa): pair Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus): male Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus): pair

Photos from near Randolph on 2004-Jun16:
Canadian lousewort (Pedicularis canadensis): plant Canadian lousewort (Pedicularis canadensis): flowers Yellow stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta): flower Yellow stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta): flower and bud
Both the yellow-flowers (YellowStargrass) were shot at -0.7ev; and yet the one in sunlight is badly overexposed; my camera is especially prone to overexposing bright yellows.


Photos from Kleefeld on 2004-Jun16:
Common snipe (Gallinago gallinago): well hidden Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): plant Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): clump Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): clump Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): closeup Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): flower Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): flower Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): from above Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): closeup from above Hybrid small white X large yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm favillianum): plant Hybrid small white X large yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm favillianum): flower Hybrid small white X large yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm favillianum): closeup Hybrid small white X small yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm andrewsii): flower Hybrid small white X small yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm andrewsii): flower with Insect (Insecta sp) Hybrid small white X small yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm andrewsii): flower with Insect (Insecta sp) Hybrid small white X small yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm andrewsii): flower with Insect (Insecta sp) Hybrid small white X small yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium X andrewsii nm andrewsii): flower with Insect (Insecta sp) Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): with unstreaked sepals Small white ladyslipper (Cypripedium candidum): with unstreaked sepals Song sparrow (Melospiza melodia)?: Red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus): Red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus): downcast
Both Doris and I saw the insect inside that lady-slipper but were unable to identify it. Photographing it was difficult because it was flitting to-and-fro very rapidly. After these photos, I observed something flying away from the slipper, and the activity ceased. Perhaps it was a large mosquito; and possibly its strange behaviour was due to a war going on between it and another insect?