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Austrian butterflies on video

This video shows a sooty copper butterfly in the Pitztal valley in Austria.

This video shows a sooty copper butterfly, subalpinus subspecies, in the Pitztal… 47 more words

Environment

Maryland Monument Dasher

Two hundred and forty years ago today, the British and their Hessian swine-mercenaries walloped the still-loose conglomeration that was the Continental Army in Brooklyn. There’s a memorial in Prospect Park to the Maryland 400, troops who held the Old Stone House (the existing structure in J. 128 more words

Fieldnotes

Bald-faced hornet nest in the USA

This video from the USA says about itself:

25 August 2016

Large Bald Faced Hornet nest in a tree with some nice bird calls in the background.

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Lapwings, swans and butterflies

This 26 August 2016 video shows wildlife at Beninger Slikken nature reserve on Voorne island in the Netherlands.

Including northern lapwings, small tortoiseshell, … 75 more words

Environment

Megachile on Asclepias

Leaf-cutter bee on Butterfly Weed.

You can’t tell this when they’re in the air, or, frankly, very easily¬†when they’re still, but bees have four wings (flies have two). 19 more words

Fieldnotes

Homeschool Hodgepodge - Week 1 (highlights, hurdles, and general happenings)

Six weeks of summer vacation and now we are back into the books. I forgot how utterly exhausting school mornings are for me as teacher and mom. 850 more words

Homeschool Happenings