Thursday, July 30, 2015

What's going on at Jug Bay?

We've gone to Jug Bay three times in the last three weeks. The place is teeming with life at this time of year: ospreys calling, dragonflies zipping by, warblers bringing food to their fledglings, and flowers everywhere. Most of these pictures were taken on the short loop trail from the parking lot by the boat dock at Patuxent River Park.

jug bay
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Spatterdock and rose mallow
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Rose mallow
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Meadowhawk?
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Wild grapes
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Boletus frostii
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Trumpet vine -- we saw hummingbirds and orioles drinking the nectar
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Southern leopard frog
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Red Admiral
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Prothonotary warbler eating insects on the spatterdock leaves
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Great blue skimmer
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Moths on Clethra alnifolia
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Cinnamon fern