[Hover on an image to see the caption;  Click on an image for a larger picture]

Photos from near Richer on 2005-May05:
Yellow whitlow-grass (Draba sp): flowers Yellow whitlow-grass (Draba sp): foliage Early blue violet (Viola adunca): Sun-loving sedge (Carex pensylvanica): Three-flowered avens (Geum triflorum): Three-flowered avens (Geum triflorum):

Photos from ForestryRd-29 on 2005-May05:
Pussy toes (Antennaria sp): Bumblebee (Bombus sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens) Prairie crocus (Anemone patens): with bud and Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp) Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens) Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens) Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens) Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens) Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens) Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens) Bee-fly (Bombyliidae sp): on Prairie crocus (Anemone patens)

Photos from ManitobaForestryAssoc near Hadashville on 2005-May05:
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis): Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis):

Photos from Hadashville and Braintree area on 2005-May05:
Grey jay=Whiskeyjack (Perisoreus canadensis): Grey jay=Whiskeyjack (Perisoreus canadensis): in flight Grey jay=Whiskeyjack (Perisoreus canadensis): Grey jay=Whiskeyjack (Perisoreus canadensis): Trailing arbutus (Epigaea repens): Trailing arbutus (Epigaea repens): Braconid wasp (Braconidae sp): cocoons Braconid wasp (Braconidae sp): cocoons Fiery milk mushroom (Lactarius sp): Stiff clubmoss (Lycopodium annotinum): with spore-clusters Indian pipe (Monotropa uniflora): pods Trailing arbutus (Epigaea repens): Trailing arbutus (Epigaea repens): Common horsetail (Equisetum arvense): fertile stems Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis): Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis): Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis): Blue-winged teal (Anas discors): male Blue-winged teal (Anas discors): female+male Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica): Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica):

Photos from Ames yard on 2005-May06:
Round-lobed hepatica (Hepatica nobilis var obtusa):

Photos from SeineRiver in Winnipeg on 2005-May13:
me: on a stump on the left-bank of the Seine me: on a stump on the left-bank of the Seine closer

Photos from LittleMountainPark in Winnipeg on 2005-May13:
American coot (Fulica americana): American coot (Fulica americana):