Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Turning the Corner

It seems that the worst of the summer is at long last over. Sure, there will be some more heat coming our way, but the blazing, unrelenting summer sun has somehow softened. In the parks, broods of insects take to the wing, fattening up while they can.

Someone else was fattening up on those dragonflys!

Here are the siblings, side by side!

Even this bluejay got into the mix, darting after cicadas on the wing!

A batch of newly minted red-bellied woodpeckers picked through the canopy.

While a family of orioles searched the clumps of seedlings.

And here come the warblers...

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