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Photos from Senkiw Bridge on 2007-Jun14:
Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus): pair mating male on top Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus): pair mating male on top Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus): pair mating male on top Climbing bittersweet (Celastrus scandens): Climbing bittersweet (Celastrus scandens): flowers Eyed brown butterfly (Satyrodes eurydice): unidentified: plant in bloom sick Common otter (Lontra canadensis): scat American carrion-beetle (Necrophila americana): and Common otter (Lontra canadensis) scat with crayfish remains American carrion-beetle (Necrophila americana): and Common otter (Lontra canadensis) scat closer
-- Doris and I marked & labelled many plants in preparation for the Orchid-Festival on Sunday June17; here is the list of labelled plants.


Photos from Roseau River west of Senkiw Bridge on 2007-Jun14:
Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis): dark form Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis): white form eaten Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis): white form Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis): streaked form Prickly rose (Rosa acicularis): white form Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): plant Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): flowers Lilac-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis): flower unidentified: plant abnormal growth? Northern bedstraw (Galium boreale): flower-stalk from leaf-axil Northern bedstraw (Galium boreale): flowers Northern bedstraw (Galium boreale): closeup Ant (Formicidae sp): queen Ant (Formicidae sp): queen Ant (Formicidae sp): queen

Photos from TGPP on 2007-Jun14:
Common snipe (Gallinago gallinago): Western prairie fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara): plant in bud Western prairie fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara): buds Western prairie fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara): buds Western prairie fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara): buds Western prairie fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara): emerging Yellow stargrass (Hypoxis hirsuta): Smooth death-camas (Zigadenus elegans): buds Western prairie fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara): emerging Western prairie fringed-orchid (Platanthera praeclara): buds bitten off