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Photos from PTH15 east of Anola on 2004-Jul01:
Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): Shining arnica (Arnica fulgens)?: Orange paintbrush (Castilleja sp): Checkered beetle (Cleridae sp): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis) Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare): Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): bud in sun Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): bud in shade Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): bud with colour Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): flower Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): flower Showy ladyslipper (Cypripedium reginae): flower and bud Wood lily (Lilium philadelphicum): plant Wood lily (Lilium philadelphicum): flower Northern-small-variety yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium parviflorum var makasin): Red columbine (Aquilegia canadensis): Grasshopper (Caelifera sp): on Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis)

Photos from near Contour on 2004-Jul01:
Twinflower (Linnaea borealis): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): nest Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): male in flight (blurry) Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus): Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus):
At the Contour site, Doris spotted a woodpecker nesting cavity containing hungry youngsters. She promptly stuck her finger into the hole, saying she wanted to get bitten, while i wondered about her sanity. Then we noticed the parents, which turned out to be Black-Backed Three-Toed Woodpeckers, returning with food; so we backed off, in order to observe the feeding activity.


Photos from MarshRd near RiverRd on 2004-Jul01:
Yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium parviflorum): with yellow unstreaked sepals Yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium parviflorum): Yellow ladyslipper (Cypripedium parviflorum): Bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa): foliage Bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa): foliage